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What’s on TV: Sunday 29 March – ‘Lion King’, ‘Loving Pablo’ and more

Movie time! Starring Donald Glover in ‘The Lion King’, as well as Javier Bardem in ‘Loving Pablo’, Johnny Depp in ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ and Peter Weller in ‘The New Age’.

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It’s day three of SA’s 21-day lockdown. If you need some movie suggestions for tonight, you’ll be spoilt for choice with the M-Net, Action Plus and eTV schedule. Here are the most popular movie titles in the Sunday lineup.

M-Net Movie Lion King (2019)

Lion King (2019) Plot

Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny on the plains of Africa. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother – and former heir to the throne – has plans of his own.

The battle for Pride Rock is soon ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. Now, with help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba must figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.

On air: Sunday, 29 March, 20:05 on M-Net, Channel 101.

Watch: Lion King (2019) trailer

Lion King (2019) main cast and characters

  • Donald Glover as Simba
  • JD McCrary as young Simba
  • Seth Rogen as Pumbaa
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar
  • Alfre Woodard as Sarabi
  • Billy Eichner as Timon
  • John Kani as Rafiki
  • John Oliver as Zazu
  • Beyonce Knowles-Carter as Nala
  • James Earl Jones as Mufasa

Movies Action+ – Loving Pablo

Loving Pable Plot

In the early 1980s, Colombian journalist Virginia Vallejo begins a tumultuous love affair with Pablo Escobar – the world’s most feared drug lord.

On air: Sunday, 29 March, 20:30 on M-Net, Channel 106.

Watch: Loving Pablo trailer

Loving Pablo main cast and characters

  • Javier Bardem as Pablo Escobar
  • Penélope Cruz as Virginia Vallejo
  • Peter Sarsgaard as Shepard
  • Julieth Restrepo as Maria Victoria Henao
  • David Valencia as Santos
  • David Ojalvo as FBI Agent
  • Giselle Da Silva as Olguita Arranz

eTV MoviePirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Plot

Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil’s Triangle.

Jack’s only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, but to find it, he must forge an uneasy alliance with a brilliant and beautiful astronomer and a headstrong young man in the British navy.

On air: Sunday, 29 March, 20:00 on eTV

Watch: Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales movie trailer

Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales cast and characters

  • Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow
  • Javier Bardem as Captain Armando Salazar
  • Geoffrey Rush as Captain Hector Barbossa
  • Brenton Thwaites as Henry Turner
  • Kaya Scodelario as Carina Smyth
  • Kevin McNally as Joshamee Gibbs
  • David Wenham as Lieutenant John Scarfield
  • Golshifteh Farahani as Shansa
  • Stephen Graham as Scrum

SABC 3 MovieThe New Age

The New Age Plot

Peter and Katherine Witner are sick of their directionless, materialistic lives in Los Angeles. The couple want something more out of life, and so, after losing their jobs, they decide to open up a clothing boutique – and open up their marriage to other partners.

Their experiment in self-discovery does not go well and, with their money draining away and their lives headed down a whirlpool, they cling desperately to New Age philosophy to stay afloat.

On air: Sunday, 29 March, 21:29 on eTV

Watch: The New Age movie trailer

The New Age cast and characters

  • Peter Weller as Peter Witner
  • Judy Davis as Katherine Witner
  • Patrick Bauchau as Jean Levy
  • Rachel Rosenthal as Sarah Friedberg
  • Adam West as Jeff Witner
  • Paula Marshall as Alison Gale
  • Bruce Ramsay as Misha
  • Patricia Heaton as Anna
  • John Diehl as Lyle
  • Sandra Seacat as Mary Netter
  • Samuel L. Jackson as Dale Deveaux
  • Audra Lindley as Sandi Rego
  • Corbin Bernsen as Kevin Bulasky
  • Bob Flanagan as Himself

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