Sky and NOW: the main news from 29 May to 4 June

Sky and NOW: the main news from 29 May to 4 June

Sky and NOW

May has come to an end and June is preparing to be another month full of news on 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 May 29 to June 4, 2022.

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Sunday May 29


Kaya Scodelario is the protagonist of the reboot of the famous franchise, born from the video game of the same name. September 30, 1998. Claire Redfield returns to Raccoon City to find her brother Chris, who is now a cop. The situation in the city is not the best and the strange experiments that the Umbrella Corporation has carried out without everyone's knowledge are causing serious repercussions. In fact, within a short time hordes of zombies begin to attack en masse. It's time for Claire to fight.


Based on the eponymous autobiography by film producer Robert Evans (1930-2019), this documentary follows her extraordinary career as he went from fashion house executive, to Hollywood actor, then to Paramount Pictures executive, to legendary producer, with his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Robert Evans himself is the narrator in this documentary.| adding zone: tag crm_srl-th_culturapop_d_mh2_1 slot id: th_culturapop_d_mh2 "); }

Monday, May 30


Matt Damon in a family drama directed by Tom McCarthy (The Spotlight Case). Oil worker Bill Baker leaves Oklahoma to join his daughter Allison in Marseille. The girl has been in prison for 5 years after being convicted of a murder, which she claims she did not commit. In an attempt to prove his daughter's innocence, Bill runs into actress Virginie, from whom he gets help with translations and research. Little by little the man starts a relationship with Virginie and her daughter Maya, in which he sees the opportunity to redeem himself from his shortcomings as a father. However, the obsession with Allison's fate risks endangering her new life.

Tuesday, May 31


Steve McCurry: The search for color is a documentary focused on the figure of one of the most famous and important contemporary photographers. Steve McCurry, famous for his talent in portrait shooting, manages to capture the emotion, expression and feelings of each subject, going beyond mere appearance. Four-time winner of the World Press Photo, the photographer has developed his career with an iconic production: intense, vibrant colors and contrasts, this is Steve McCurry. In this documentary, the famous photographer will tell firsthand the birth of some of his most famous and exciting shots.


On 1st August 2015, at the foot of one of the most luxurious towers in Tokyo, where all the Japanese press has thronged, Mark Karpelès leaves his house escorted by the police. A few hours later, the French developer is indicted and imprisoned for falsifying computer data and embezzlement as part of the investigation into the disappearance in February 2014 of 850,000 Bitcoins, the equivalent of half a billion dollars. The young man then headed MTGox, the company responsible for this financial disaster and the largest virtual currency exchange platform, handling 80% of global transactions. For a year he remained in custody, until Japanese justice decided to release him for lack of evidence. Mark is finally free to prove his innocence.

Wednesday 1st June


JURASSIC theatrical release is scheduled for Thursday 2nd June WORLD - THE DOMINATION, the sixth chapter of the blockbuster franchise and, for the occasion, Sky Cinema Collection offers from Wednesday 1 June a channel entirely dedicated to the dinosaur saga which has become a cult. In 1993 Steven Spielberg amazed audiences all over the world with JURASSIC PARK, the film based on the novel of the same name by Michael Crichton, in which three scientists, played by Sam Neill, Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum, are invited to the island of an eccentric billionaire who created a theme park populated by laboratory-generated prehistoric animals. Success was immediate: the film earned $ 1 billion worldwide and won 3 Oscars, including one for best special effects. Jurassic Park becomes the progenitor of a franchise, in fact in 1997 the LOST WORLD: JURASSIC PARK comes out in theaters, again based on a novel by Crichton and directed by Spielberg, where we find Jeff Goldblum who, together with the scientist Julianne Moore, must hinder a criminal who wants to transport the ferocious dinosaurs to the San Diego Zoo. 2001 is the year of JURASSIC PARK III which sees Spielberg hand over the reins of directing to Joe Johnston (Jumanji). In this third chapter, the paleontologist played by Sam Neill returns who, on returning to the island, discovers the existence of more advanced and dangerous prehistoric beasts. In 2015 JURASSIC WORLD was released, the fourth film in the Jurassic Park franchise and the first in the Jurassic World trilogy. 22 years after the events of Jurassic Park, the amusement park with dinosaurs as attractions has become a reality, but the new Indominus Rex dinosaur, created by combining the DNA of different species, escapes from its enclosure and causes chaos. Resolving the situation are scholar Bryce Dallas Howard and Velociraptor expert Chris Pratt. At the box office it is a triumph and, to date, the film is in the top 10 of the best grossing in the history of cinema with over 1.5 billion dollars.

Thursday 2 June


At the same time as the start of the NBA Finals, the homage of Adam McKay (Don't Look Up, Succession) to the Los Angeles Lakers arrives in Italy, a series based on the novel by Jeff Pearlman (Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s) and by HBO. Since the arrival of unbeatable Earvin "Magic" Johnson in 1979, the Lakers have ushered in the golden age of basketball dubbed "Showtime", unleashing their famous run-and-gun style on a league unprepared for their speed. and ferocity, becoming the most captivating show in the sports world and, probably, in the entire universe of entertainment. The series tells this show, intertwining the scene and the background of the basketball champions: the game, the HIV-positive, the hunger, the racial discrimination.


From the executive producer Spike Lee , the true story of a boy, grandson of a member of the Ku Klux Klan, who joins the center for the human and civil rights movement. Alabama, 1961. After writing an essay on race relations, the life of university student Bob Zellner changes forever: he finds himself having to fight against his racist friends and peers, and he takes the front line in defense of the rights of African Americans. >


On the day of the Republic Day we visit the Quirinal Stables and in particular the largest exhibition dedicated to the genius of Raffaello Sanzio, organized in the 500th anniversary of his death, but closed after a few days due to the pandemic. The exhibition that celebrates one of the greatest artists of the Italian Renaissance and that few have had the pleasure of visiting live is now available in this documentary directed by award-winning director Phil Grabsky, the new pioneer of the documentary genre dedicated to art. With more than 200 works on loan from prestigious museums around the world, such as the Louvre, the Uffizi and the National Gallery, the film allows you to admire the genius, creativity and pictorial ability of our giant of the Renaissance.


An intimate portrait of Steven Tyler, a rock icon who is about to make a radical change of life after choosing to pursue a solo career and embrace a new musical genre. When Tyler called director Casey Tebo in 2016 to film a show for his solo adventure, the latter discovered a side of Steven that he had never seen before and that allowed him to tell an inspiring story about passion, drive and will. that some artists have, regardless of their past full of successes.

Friday 3 June

BLOCK 181 - EP. 5-6

The new Sky Original series made with TapelessFilm and Red Joint Film and set in the multiethnic suburbs of Milan continues: Block 181, a building complex on the edge of the city, becomes the background of a story in which love, conflict generational, emancipation and the conquest of power are intertwined. The three young protagonists of this story are Bea (Laura Osma), a Latin American girl torn between loyalty to her family and her gang and the desire to change her life, and Ludo and Mahdi (Alessandro Piavani and Andrea Dodero), close friends as brothers. Block 181 is directed by Giuseppe Capotondi with Ciro Visco and Matteo Bonifazio. For this unprecedented project, Sky chose Salmo, pioneer of Italian rap, alongside him, not only as a musical supervisor, but also as a creative producer and performer, in the role of the criminal Snake.


The crime of the well-known Swedish writer Camilla Läckberg returns with its second season: in the town of Hammarvik, Johanna Strand (Disa Östrand) continues the investigation into the murder, but complications increase and trust in short supply. Things get even more complicated when Johanna's friend Madelene (Lisa Henni) returns to the city after 18 years of absence…


On the occasion of the Jubilee celebrations of Platinum of Queen Elizabeth II, channel 109 becomes Sky Uno The Royals. From 3 to 5 June the temporary channel will accompany viewers on a journey to discover the history, curiosities, secrets and intrigues of the main European rulers, and in particular of the most popular and followed royal family in the world, the Windsors.


The new comedy directed and starring Dany Boon (Down north, Lolo - Hands off my mother). Valentin, an acclaimed designer living in Paris, told his circle of friends and acquaintances that he was an orphan. The reality is that he is ashamed to admit that his family is a working-class family from the north. But the truth is about to come out and amusing misunderstandings and complications will ensue.

Saturday 4th June


Fifty years after the war ended, the film that shaped the world's view of Algeria's struggle for independence, The Battle of Algiers, is still one of the most critically acclaimed films in the history of cinema. Filmed in 1966, it documents the Algerian war to achieve independence, recreating the long months of clashes between the French general Massu's paratroopers and the Algerian FLN commando units. Going back to the roots of the production and talking to the people involved, the documentary tries to understand what made The Battle of Algiers so important, and also traces some controversies. Were the directors too close to the subject to be able to tell it truthfully?

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