Sky and NOW: the main news from 24 to 30 April

Sky and NOW: the main news from 24 to 30 April

Sky and NOW

April is coming to an end, but the last few days are preparing to be very rich thanks to the news brought by Sky and NOW. Between TV series and films, the schedule will expand considerably, leaving viewers glued to the screen. Let's find out together the main new titles that will be available from 24 to 30 April 2022.

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Sunday 24th April


The short but intense story of Bruce McLaren told in this intense and spectacular docu-film. McLaren could not have walked but, despite being diagnosed with a degenerative disease at nine, he did not want to know: he remained in traction for two years and, despite coming out with one leg shorter than the other, he drove so quickly that he upset his contemporaries. and enter the Olympus of car manufacturers before the thirty-third year of life.


After the death of her sister from cancer, Jennifer Abbot draws intimate parallels between the pain of his loss and the suffering of the planet. The film takes us around the world in the presence of a planet in crisis: from the catastrophic Australian fires, to the dying Great Barrier Reef, to the island of Kiribati, condemned to disappear due to rising sea levels. In Nunatsiavut, Canada, melting ice permanently alters the landscape as natives fight a desperate battle against oil and mining companies in the Amazon rainforest.


Among the other films that belong to the DC Comics universe are not to be missed: WONDER WOMAN 1984 the second chapter in which Gal Gadot is Diana Prince, this time directed by Patty Jenkins; the fantasy-action AQUAMAN on the origins of the hero played by Jason Momoa; the blockbuster JUSTICE LEAGUE where we find superheroes such as Batman (Ben Affleck), Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), Superman (Henry Cavill) and Aquaman (Jason Momoa); and SHAZAM! which sees Zachary Levi wearing the cloak of the most ironic, magical and naive of heroes. Among those belonging to the Marvel world we point out VENOM: THE FURY OF CARNAGE with Tom Hardy (premiered on Saturday 16 April at 9.15 pm on Sky Cinema Uno), and two chapters dedicated to the gigantic green-skinned humanoid HULK by Ang Lee, where he is played by Eric Bana, and THE INCREDIBLE HULK with Edward Norton. Also scheduled are: the faithful action transposition of the cult comic with Karl Urban and Lena Headey DREDD - THE APOCALYPSE JUDGE; the feature film celebrating the forerunner of all Japanese robots MAZINGA Z - INFINITY; CLASH BETWEEN TITANS where we find Sam Worthington, in the role of Perseus, go into battle against Medusa and the Kraken to save Princess Andromeda; KICK-ASS with Nicolas Cage, in which a boy (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) decides to use his passion for comics as inspiration to become a real-life hero; and SUCKER PUNCH by Zack Snyder, in which we follow the adventures of the young Babydoll who, in order to escape from a clinic for mental illness, slips with the imagination into a fantasy world, where the boundary between what is real and what is not blurs.

Monday, April 25


James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy) directs Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, Viola Davis and John Cena in the irreverent film based on the characters of DC Comics. Amanda Waller needs a new team of super villains, imprisoned in Belle Reve prison. Having freed the villains and formed an alliance, the fearsome group's mission is to retrieve information on the mysterious Starfish project, on the Corto Maltese island.


A series that allows you to retrace the history of Egypt and its wonders. A passionate journey along the Nile with narratives that intertwine with each other as in the eternal tale of Shahrazād: from the tale of Tutankhamun's treasure to the great wealth of stories, traced on the walls of tombs and temples but also on very fragile Egyptian papyri , from the foods that still mark the daily life of the town to the tomb of Nefertari, the most beautiful of those that have survived millennia. And again the Egyptian Museum of Cairo, the Nile with its boats and the fertile valley that has characterized it for millennia, the incredible skill and pragmatism of the craftsmen, the role of beauty and clothing, the wide panorama of Egyptian gods , ancient music and its influence on contemporary music, the measurement of time and the religion of the Pharaohs with their long-lived dynasties, the importance of the local economy, the period of Jewish captivity, popular culture, extraordinary grandeur of the pyramids.


Tuesday 26th April


The costume drama by Ronald D. Moore is back, a serial adaptation of the famous novels by Diana Gabaldon. After the very hard events of the fifth season finale, in the new episodes we find Claire and Jamie at Fraser's Ridge, always committed to protecting by all means not only their family (Brianna, Roger, little Jeremiah, Ian) and the people who are part of their '' clan '' (including Fergus, Marsali and Lizzie), but also their new home, on which their future depends. In colonial America - a world in full flux, full of possibilities but also of problems - conflicts are certainly not lacking, and in addition to external forces, attention must also be paid to growing conflicts within the community. Keeping the peace in a society that is marching fast towards the Revolution, as Claire unfortunately well knows, will prove to be a much more difficult mission than expected.


Elijah Wood and Luke Kirby (Glass) in the biopic that focuses on the time spent in prison by the notorious criminal, author of more than thirty murders. The story of the complicated relationship that developed between FBI analyst Bill Hagmaier and killer Bundy during the visits that took place from 1984 to 1989 on death row.


This series was born from Joe Bastianich's desire to explore the traditions of the beautiful country, from North to South. Between music and cooking, the two great passions of his life, Joe makes a series of journeys in the company of his friend the gastronomic narrator Paolo Vizzari, involving cooks and singers from various regions. Food and music remain two of our flags, and between fun, passion and lightness Good Morning Italia will give them the right emphasis.

Wednesday 27 April


Luke Wilson and Martin Sheen tell the true and exciting story of a Texas orphanage football team. During the Great Depression, the Mighty Mites went from playing without shoes or football to taking part in state championships. During their winning season, these guys went from being considered underdogs to role models for both their city and the nation as a whole, even catching the attention of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Thursday, April 28


After the intense Still Life, Uberto Pasolini returns to directing with a film as poetic as it is poignant, which has conquered critics and public at the 2020 Venice Film Festival. Thirty-four-year-old John works as a window cleaner, around Belfast, and in the meantime he is raising his 4-year-old son by himself that his mother has abandoned. His existence is upset by an incurable disease and, in the short time that remains, he must find a loving family that is suitable to adopt his son. Thus begins a desperate search in which John and the little one have the opportunity to spend more time together, transforming every daily gesture into a precious memory.


This new series brings us discovering the most hidden wonders of that season, between the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, in which Italy revolutionized European culture. It is a journey through Italian cities, among artistic jewels, stories and exceptional characters, who too often have been overshadowed by the prestige of Florence and Rome as Renaissance capitals. Accompanying us on this journey - from the North, to the Center, to the South - is M ° Beatrice Venezi, conductor, who enters the scene as a passionate narrator, proposing links between the world of music and that of art. It is also an opportunity to understand today what traces the Renaissance has left in contemporary cities, to understand how that innovative moment of our past has marked urban identities, leading to the realities we know.


In 2011 Anthony Weiner is forced to resign from the United States Congress after the publication of some self-portraits on Twitter that portrayed him with the member erect under his briefs, embarrassing his wife Huma Abedin, a councilor of Hillary Clinton. In 2013 Weiner is running for the post of mayor of New York for the Democratic party and many inhabitants of the Big Apple decide to give him a second chance. But new evidence of his sexual exhibitionism appears. The film follows the ups and downs of the electoral campaign, the most frenetic moments as well as the most intimate situations in which the Weiner drama stalked by the media is consummated, and mercilessly tells a farce that ends in tragedy.

Friday April 29

DEVILS 2 - EP. 3-4

The highly anticipated international financial thriller by Sky Original continues, starring Alessandro Borghi and Patrick Dempsey, based on the bestseller "The devils" by Guido Maria Brera and set in the Olympus of high finance. It's been four years since Massimo Ruggero managed to thwart Dominic Morgan's plan, paying with Sofia's death, but conquering the throne of NYL Bank. Massimo is now collaborating with a group of Chinese investors who are fighting a silent war against the United States for technological domination, exploiting a very powerful new weapon: big data. In 2020, with the arrival of the pandemic, the China-US clash is getting louder and Massimo is forced to take sides, facing an old friend: Dominic.

Saturday, April 30


The young vampire Vlad has just moved with his father Barnabas to Crailsfelden, a place teeming with magical creatures, where he attends one of the most famous schools of magic in the world. But Vlad is a vampire with a big problem: he can't stand the sight of blood! He soon becomes friends with a fairy who is afraid of flying and a werewolf who is allergic to animal hair. The unusual group will discover a conspiracy that could plunge the whole town into the abyss ...


33 years after his death we remember Sergio Leone with this documentary that celebrates his life and career in a rich and fascinating portrait. Through the unpublished testimonies of collaborators like Sergio Donati and Ennio Morricone, colleagues like Fernando Di Leo and Florestano Vancini and friends like Carlo Verdone, the documentary evokes the life and films of the famous Italian director.

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