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What’s on TV: Sunday movies 12 July – ‘Holmes & Watson’, ‘Skyscraper’, ‘Hancock’ and more

It’s move time! Here’s the Sunday night movie lineup. Tonight’s cinematic offering includes Will Ferrell in ‘Holmes & Watson”, Dwayne Johnson in ‘Skyscraper,’ Will Smith in Hancock and Tim Allen in Joe Somebody’.

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If you need some distraction from the current state of affairs, here are a few suggestions from tonight’s Sunday movie lineup. Turn to M-Net, Action Plus, eTV and SABC 3.

Sunday movie: M-Net Movie ‘Holmes & Watson’

‘Holmes & Watson’ Plot

Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson join forces to investigate a mysterious murder at Buckingham Palace. It seems like an open-and-shut case as all signs point to Professor James Moriarty, the criminal mastermind and longtime nemesis of the crime-solving duo.

When new twists and clues begin to emerge, the world’s greatest sleuth and his trusted assistant must now use their legendary wits and ingenious methods to catch the killer before the queen becomes the next victim.

On air: Sunday, 12 July, 20:05 on M-Net, Channel 101

Watch: ‘Holmes & Watson trailer

‘Holmes & Watson main cast and characters

  • Will Ferrell as Sherlock Holmes
  • John C. Reilly as Dr. John Watson
  • Rebecca Hall as Dr. Grace Hart
  • Ralph Fiennes as Professor James Moriarty/Jacob Musgrave
  • Rob Brydon as Inspector Lestrade
  • Kelly Macdonald as Rose Hudson
  • Steve Coogan as Gustav Klinger
  • Lauren Lapkus as Millie
  • Pam Ferris as Queen Victoria
  • Hugh Laurie as Mycroft Holmes
  • Bella Ramsey as Flotsam
  • Scarlet Grace as Pickle

Sunday movie: Movies Action Plus – ‘Skyscraper’

Skyscraper Plot

Will Sawyer is a former FBI agent and U.S. war veteran who now assesses security for skyscrapers. While he’s on assignment in China, the world’s tallest and safest building catches on fire andWill gets framed for it.

Now a wanted man and on the run, he must find those responsible, clear his name and somehow rescue his family members when they become trapped inside the inferno.

On air: Sunday, 12 July, 20:00 on M-Net, Channel 106

Watch: Skyscraper trailer

Skyscraper main cast and characters

  • Dwayne Johnson as Will Sawyer, a former US Marine, who now assesses security for skyscrapers.
  • Neve Campbell as Sarah Sawyer, Will’s wife, a US Navy surgeon.
  • Chin Han as Zhao Long Ji, a wealthy Chinese tech entrepreneur and financier of the Pearl.
  • Roland Møller as Kores Botha, a Scandinavian terrorist kingpin.
  • Noah Taylor as Mr Pierce, an insurance executive, secretly working for Botha.
  • Byron Mann as Inspector Wu, leader of the HKPF response team.
  • Pablo Schreiber as Ben Gillespie, Will’s former colleague and friend, now secretly working for Botha.

Sunday movie: eTV MovieHancock

Hancock Plot

A scruffy superhero named Hancock protects the citizens of Los Angeles but leaves horrendous collateral damage in the wake of every well-intentioned feat. That’s OK with Hancock; he doesn’t care what people think and is just as likely to be found dozing on a park bench as saving a damsel in distress.

However, after saving the life of a PR executive and meeting the man’s beautiful wife, he realises that he may have a sensitive side after all.

On air: Sunday, 12 July, 20:00 on eTV

Watch: Hancock movie trailer

Hancock cast and characters

  • Will Smith as John Hancock, an alcoholic superhero
  • Charlize Theron as Mary Embrey, Ray’s wife and Hancock’s ex-wife.
  • Jason Bateman as Ray Embrey, a corporate public relations consultant whose life Hancock saves.
  • Eddie Marsan as Kenneth “Red” Parker, Jr., a bank robber who later becomes Hancock’s arch-nemesis.

Sunday movie: SABC 3 Movie‘Joe Somebody’

Joe Somebody‘ Plot

Joe is a divorced, corporate everyman whose dead-end personal and professional lives are turned around after the office bully publicly humiliates him in front of Joe’s daughter.

As Joe trains for a rematch – and gives himself a makeover – he begins an unexpected ascent up the corporate ladder. Eventually, Joe realises he doesn’t need revenge or to become someone else to earn his daughter’s respect and win the heart of a co-worker.

On air: Sunday, 12 July, 21:30 on SABC 3

Watch: Joe Somebody movie trailer

Joe Somebody characters

  • Tim Allen as Joseph “Joe” Scheffer, Natalie’s father and the film’s main protagonist.
  • Julie Bowen as Meg Harper, the Wellness Coordinator at STARKe Pharmaceuticals, and Joe’s romantic interest.
  • Kelly Lynch as Callie Scheffer, Joe’s ex-wife and Natalie’s mother.
  • Greg Germann as Jeremy, an executive at STARKe Pharmaceuticals, who is also romantically interested in Meg.
  • Hayden Panettiere as Natalie Scheffer, Joe and Callie’s daughter.
  • Patrick Warburton as Mark McKinney, an employee at STARKe Pharmaceuticals and the film’s main antagonist.
  • Jim Belushi as Chuck Scarett, Joe’s martial arts instructor and personal confidant.
  • Ken Marino as Rick Raglow, Callie’s boyfriend.
  • Wolfgang Bodison as Cade Raymond, a co-worker who befriends Joe after he decides to take on McKinney.
  • Cristi Conaway as Abby Manheim, one of Joe’s co-workers at STARKe Pharmaceuticals.
  • Robert Joy as Pat Chilcutt, the head of Joe’s department at STARKe Pharmaceuticals.
  • Tina Lifford as Cassandra Taylor, a counsellor at Natalie’s school.

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