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What’s on TV: Sunday movies 13 December – ‘Midway’, ‘Escape Plan 2’ and more

In tonight’s Sunday movie lineup: Luke Evans in ‘Midway’, Sylvester Stallone in ‘Escape Plan 2’, Jackie Chan in ‘The Tuxedo, and Johnny Depp in ‘Nick of Time’.

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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: Midway, Escape Plan 2, The Tuxedo and Nick of Time.

Turn to M-Net, M-Net Movies 3, eTV and SABC 3.

Sunday movie on M-Net – ‘Midway’

‘Midway’ plot

On Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese forces launch a devastating attack on Pearl Harbor. Six months later, the Battle of Midway commences on June 4, 1942, as the Japanese navy once again plans a strike against American ships in the Pacific.

For the next three days, the U.S. Navy and a squad of brave fighter pilots engage the enemy in one of the most important and decisive battles of World War II.

On air: Sunday, 13 December 21:30 on eTV

Watch: ‘Midway’ trailer

‘Midway’ cast and characters

  • Ed Skrien as Lieutenant Richard Best
  • Patrick Wilson as Lieutenant Commander Edwin T Layton
  • Luke Evans as Lieutenant Commander Wade McClusky
  • Aaron Eckhart as Lieutenant Colonel Jimmy Doolittle
  • Nick Jonas as Aviation Machinist’s Mate Bruno Caido
  • Woody Harrelson as Admiral Chester W Nimitz
  • Dennis Quaid as Vice Admiral William Halsey
  • Darren Criss as Lieutenant Commander Eugene Lindsey
  • Jake Weber as Rear Admiral Raymond A Spruance.

Sunday movie on M-Net 3 – ‘Escape Plan 2’

‘Escape Plan 2’ plot

Ray Breslin manages an elite team of security specialists trained in the art of breaking people out of the world’s most impenetrable prisons.

When his trusted operative, Shu Ren, is kidnapped and disappears inside the most elaborate prison ever built, Ray assembles an elite team to assist in the rescue.

On air: Sunday, 13 December 21:30 on eTV

Watch: ‘Escape Plan 2’ trailer

‘Escape Plan 2’ cast and characters

  • Sylvester Stallone as Ray Breslin
  • Dave Bautista as Trent DeRosa, former associate of Breslin Security
  • Huang Xiaoming as Shu Ren, protege of Breslin
  • Jesse Metcalfe as Lucas “Luke” Graves, Protege of Breslin
  • Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson as Hush, computer hacker working for Breslin
  • Wes Chatham as Jaspar Kimbral, Breslin’s former protege turned warden of HADES, who is out for revenge on Breslin
  • Chen Tang as Yusheng Ma, Shu Ren’s cousin
  • Tyron Woodley as Akala, a prisoner of HADES
  • Tyler Jon Olson as Moe
  • Titus Welliver as Gregor Faust, the “Zookeeper” of HADES

Sunday movie on eTV – ‘The Tuxedo’

‘The Tuxedo’ plot

Cabbie-turned-chauffeur Jimmy Tong learns there is really only one rule when you work for playboy millionaire Clark Devlin: Never touch Devlin’s prized tuxedo.

But when Devlin is temporarily put out of commission in an explosive accident, Jimmy puts on the tux and soon discovers that this extraordinary suit may be more black belt than black tie.

Paired with a partner as inexperienced as he is, Jimmy becomes an unwitting secret agent.

On air: Sunday, 13 December 20:00 on eTV

Watch: ‘The Tuxedo’ trailer

‘The Tuxedo’ cast and characters

  • Jackie Chan as James “Jimmy” Tong/Clark Devlin
  • Jennifer Love Hewitt as Delilah “Del” Blaine
  • Jason Isaacs as Clark Devlin / Brad Dillford
  • Debi Mazar as Steena
  • Ritchie Coster as Dietrich Banning
  • Peter Stormare as Dr Simms
  • Mia Cottet as Cheryl
  • Romany Malco as Mitch
  • Daniel Kash as Rogers
  • Jody Racicot as Kells
  • Boyd Banks as Vic
  • Bob Balaban as Winton Chalmers (uncredited)
  • Christian Potenza as CSA Agent Joel

Sunday movie on eTV – ‘Nick Of Time’

‘Nick Of Time’ plot

Gene Watson arrives at an L.A. train station with his daughter, Lynn, and is confronted by mysterious Mr Smith and Ms Jones. They hand him a gun, order him to kill the state governor and threaten to murder his child if he doesn’t comply.

Smith accompanies Watson to a hotel where the governor is to speak, while Jones holds the girl. As Watson considers his options, the hour to act draws ever nearer.

On air: Sunday, 13 December 20:00 on eTV

Watch: ‘Nick Of Time’ trailer


‘Nick Of Time’ cast and characters

  • Johnny Depp as Gene Watson
  • Christopher Walken as Mr Smith
  • Charles S. Dutton as Huey
  • Roma Maffia as Ms Jones
  • Marsha Mason as Gov. Eleanor Grant
  • Peter Strauss as Brendan Grant
  • Gloria Reuben as Krista Brooks
  • G.D. Spradlin as The Lobbyist
  • Bill Smitrovich as Officer Trust
  • Yul Vazquez as Gustino
  • Edith Diaz as Irene
  • Courtney Chase as Lynn Watson

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