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STARZ continues to offer consumers a number of exclusive summer blockbuster movies that will transform backyards into at-home movie theaters with first-run movies including:

  • the worldwide $800M grossing Jumanji: The Next Level starring Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart and Karen Gillan; 
  • the timeless and timely Little Women from Writer/Director Greta Gerwig; 
  • the action comedy Bad Boys for Life starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence;
  • Bloodshot, based on the bestselling comic book, starring Vin Diesel and Sam Heughan (STARZ Original series “Outlander”);
  • and Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island thriller.
Jumanji: The Next Level Currently available for download or streaming via the STARZ app / Thursday, July 16 at 7:17 PM ET/PT on STARZ

 In Jumanji: The Next Level, the gang is back but the game has changed. As they return to Jumanji to rescue one of their own, they discover that nothing is as they expect. The players will have to brave parts unknown
and unexplored, from the arid deserts to the snowy mountains, in order
to escape the world’s most dangerous game.
The Grudge (2020) 
Currently available for download or streaming via the STARZ app /
Thursday, July 16 at 9:23 PM ET/PT on STARZ
A curse born in Japan is simultaneously unleashed in the U.S. Those who encounter it are consumed by its fury and met with a violent fate.
Producer Sam Raimi brings us the untold chapter of this horror classic
starring Andrea Riseborough, Demián Bichir, John Cho and Betty Gilpin with horror movie legend Lin Shaye (INSIDIOUS, OUIJA), and Jacki
Weaver in the darkest, creepiest, most shocking film in the series.
Charlie’s Angels 
Currently available for download or streaming via the STARZ app / 
Friday, July 17 at 6 PM ET/PT on STARZ
Director Elizabeth Banks takes the helm as the next generation of fearless Charlie’s Angels take flight. In Banks’ bold vision, Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska are working for the mysterious Charles
Townsend, whose security and investigative agency has expanded
internationally. With the world’s smartest, bravest, and most highly
trained women all over the globe, there are now teams of Angels guided by multiple Bosleys taking on the toughest jobs everywhere. The
screenplay is by Elizabeth Banks from a story by Evan Spiliotopoulos and David Auburn.
Little Women 
STARZ app premiere on Wednesday, July 22 /
Featured Friday Night Movie July 31at 8 PM ET/PT on STARZ
Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott,
and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her fictional life.  In Gerwig’s take, the beloved story of the March sisters – four young women each determined to live life on her own terms – is
both timeless and timely.  Portraying Jo, Meg, Amy, and Beth March, the
film stars Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen,
with Timothée Chalamet as their neighbor Laurie, Laura Dern as Marme, and Meryl Streep as Aunt March.
Bad Boys For Life 
STARZ app premiere on Wednesday, August 5 /
Featured Friday Night Movie on August 7 at 8 PM ET/PT on STARZ

 The Bad Boys Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin
Lawrence) are back together for one last ride in the highly anticipated 
Bad Boys for Life.
STARZ app premiere on Saturday, August 8 /
Featured Friday Night Movie on August 14 at 8 PM ET/PT on STARZ
Based on the bestselling comic book, Vin Diesel stars as Ray Garrison, a
soldier recently killed in action and brought back to life as the superhero Bloodshot by the RST corporation. With an army of nanotechnology in his veins, he’s an unstoppable force – stronger than ever and able to heal
instantly. But in controlling his body, the company has sway over his
mind and memories, too. Now, Ray doesn’t know what’s real and what’s not – but he’s on a mission to find out.
Fantasy Island 
STARZ app premiere on Thursday, September 3 /
Featured Friday Night Movie on September 4 at 8 PM ET/PT on STARZ
In Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island, the enigmatic Mr. Roarke makes the
secret dreams of his lucky guests come true at a luxurious but remote
tropical resort. But when the fantasies turn into nightmares, the guests
have to solve the island’s mystery in order to escape with their lives.
Directed by Jeff Wadlow, Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island is written by
Jeff Wadlow & Chris Roach & Jillian Jacobs and is produced by Jason
Blum, Marc Toberoff and Jeff Wadlow. Starring Lucy Hale, Maggie Q &
Michael Peña.
STARZ is also airing a special “Party Down” Marathon on
July 18 and 25:
Saturday, July 18 at 12 PM ET/PT – STARZ: “Party Down” Season 1

Saturday, July 25 at 12 PM ET/PT – STARZ: “Party Down” Season 2

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New York Trend is a weekly news publication that focuses on issues and lifestyles of the African & Caribbean American communities throughout the New York metropolitan area and Nassau and Suffolk Counties of Long Island. It is a respected and well recognized news publication that has been in existence since 1989. Owner, Publisher and Executive Director, Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams has been at the helm of this award-winning publication since its inception. New York Trend continues to be the only black woman-owned, metropolitan newspaper in New York and Long island. New York Trend is the largest black-owned newspaper throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.

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