What’s on TV: Sunday movies 21 June – ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’, ‘Hercules’ and more
Are you ready for the Sunday night movie lineup? Tonight’s cinematic offering includes Milo Ventimiglia in ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’, as well as Tom Cruise in ‘Oblivion’, Dwayne Johnson in ‘Hercules’, and Michael Douglas in ‘The Sentinel’.
If you need some distraction from the current state of affairs – pandemics, police brutality, and then some… – here are a few suggestions from tonight’s Sunday movie lineup. Turn to M-Net, Action Plus, eTV and SABC 3.
M-NetMovie –‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’
‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’Plot
Denny Swift is a Formula One race car driver who understands that the techniques needed on the racetrack can also be used to successfully navigate everyday life.
Besides his career, Denny has three loves of his life — his beautiful wife, their young daughter and his best friend, which is a dog that wants to be reincarnated into a human.
On air: Sunday, 21 June, 20:05 on M-Net, Channel 101
Watch: ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain‘trailer
‘The Art of Racing in the Rain‘main cast and characters
Milo Ventimiglia as Denny
Amanda Seyfried as Eve
Kathy Baker as Trish
Martin Donovan as Maxwell
Ryan Kiera Armstrong as Zoë
Gary Cole as Don Kitch
Kevin Costner as the voice of Enzo
McKinley Belcher III as Mark Finn
Andres Joseph as Tony
Movies Action – ‘Oblivion’
In the year 2077, Jack Harper works as a security repairman on an Earth left empty and devastated after a war with aliens. Jack has two weeks left before his mission ends and he joins his fellow survivors on a faraway colony.
However, Jack’s concept of reality comes crashing down after he rescues a beautiful stranger from a downed spacecraft. The woman’s arrival triggers a chain of events that culminates in Jack’s nearly single-handed battle to save mankind
On air: Sunday, 21 June, 20:00 on M-Net, Channel 110
‘Oblivion‘main cast and characters
Tom Cruise as Jack Harper: A technician who works to repair drones on Earth.
Morgan Freeman as Malcolm Beech: A veteran soldier and leader of a large community of ‘scavengers’.
Olga Kurylenko as Julia Rusakova Harper: Jack’s wife and a crew member on the Odyssey
Andrea Riseborough as Victoria “Vika” Olsen: Jack’s communications partner and housemate.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Sergeant Sykes: The main military commander of Beech’s community of scavengers.
Melissa Leo as the Tet/’Sally’: An alien AI seeking to acquire Earth’s natural resources and wipe out humanity.
Zoë Bell as Kara: A soldier and member of the scavengers.
eTVMovie – ‘Hercules’
Though he is famous across the ancient world for his larger-than-life exploits, Hercules, the son of Zeus and a human woman, is haunted by his tragic past. Now, he fights only for gold as a travelling mercenary, accompanied by a band of loyal followers.
However, when the benevolent ruler of Thrace and his daughter seek his help in defeating a savage warlord, Hercules must find the true hero within himself once again.
On air: Sunday, 21 June, 20:00 on eTV
‘Hercules‘cast and characters
Dwayne Johnson as Hercules, the son of Zeus.
Ian McShane as Amphiaraus, the seer.
Rufus Sewell as Autolycus, the rogue.
Aksel Hennie as Tydeus, the wild barbarian.
Ingrid Bolsø Berdal as Atalanta, the Amazon archer.
Reece Ritchie as Iolaus, the storyteller.
Tobias Santelmann as Rhesus, a supposed bloodthirsty warlord.
Joseph Fiennes as King Eurystheus, a former employer of Hercules.
Peter Mullan as General Sitacles, the leader of Thrace’s army.
Rebecca Ferguson as Ergenia, the Princess of Thrace.
Isaac Andrews as Arius, the Crown Prince of Thrace.
Irina Shayk as Megara, the late wife of Hercules.
John Hurt as King Cotys, the ruler of Thrace and the father of Ergenia and grandfather of Arius.
Joe Anderson as Phineas
SABC 3Movie – ‘The Sentinel’
‘The Sentinel‘ Plot
Secret Service agent Pete Garrison investigates a colleague’s murder and subsequently becomes a suspect due to the machinations of a blackmailer who knows the secret he is hiding.
Disgraced, dismissed and now a fugitive, Garrison must both clear his name and save the president from assassination.