Sky and NOW: the main news from 8 to 14 May

Sky and NOW: the main news from 8 to 14 May

Sky and NOW

May has just begun and is already preparing to be a month full of 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 8 to 14 May 2022.

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Sunday 8 May


Elio Germano is the protagonist of the third directorial work of the D'Innocenzo brothers, presented in competition at the Venice Film Festival 2021. In Latina Massimo Sisti lives in a villa immersed in silence with his beautiful family, consisting of a young wife and two daughters, and is a professional and impeccable dentist. In this context, on any given day, Massimo goes down to his large basement where he meets the absurd.


This film tells the colorful career of the last Hollywood Golden Age tycoon and explores the turbulent, yet creatively rewarding, relationships that tied Spiegel to Hollywood giants such as John Huston, David Lean, Elia Kazan, Marlon Brando and Katherine Hepburn. Sam Spiegel, winner of three Oscars with Lawrence of Arabia, Bridge over the River Kwai and Waterfront, escaped the specter of Nazi Germany in 1933 to become the most enigmatic and controversial film producer in Hollywood history.


American documentary film that chronicles the life of professional boxer Manny Pacquiao, from his childhood as a poor boy to his boxing glory and entry into Filipino politics. The film, narrated by Liam Neeson, includes interviews with friends, family and people associated with professional boxing, combined with archival footage of Pacquiao.

Monday 9 May


New episodes are coming for the highly acclaimed dark comedy thriller about flight attendant Cassie Bowden, played by The Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco. After the hectic past of the first season, Cassie leads a more sober life in Los Angeles, collaborating with the CIA to supplement, but when an overseas assignment leads her to inadvertently witness a murder, she finds herself involved in another, reckless intrigue. international.



From Monday 9 to Sunday 15 May it offers a program made up of over 70 iconic titles of filmography of this decade. Among the films not to be missed we point out: the generational film by John Milius which has become a cult UN MERCOLEDÌ DA LEONI; Elio Petri's film, Oscar for foreign film and Special Award at Cannes, SURVEY ON A CITIZEN ABOVE ALL SUSPECT with Gian Maria Volonté; the political drama by Francesco Rosi, based on the novel by Leonardo Sciascia, EXCELLENT CORPSES; Sergio Sollima's detective story VIOLENT CITY with Charles Bronson and Telly Savalas; Sydney Pollack's THE ELECTRIC RIDER starring Robert Redford as a rodeo champion; the science fiction cult THE WORLD OF ROBOTS with Yul Brynner; Stanlely Kubrick's legendary ORANGE MECHANICS starring Malcolm McDowell; the memorable 5 Oscar and 4 Golden Globe winner KRAMER VS KRAMER with Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep; Steven Spielberg's spectacular blockbuster, which won 3 Oscars and 1 Golden Globe, THE SHARK with Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss; the generational cult starring Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard and Harrison Ford AMERICAN GRAFFITI by George Lucas; John Landis' zany comedy ANIMAL HOUSE which marked John Belushi's film debut; Sidney Lumet's crime thriller based on Mario Puzo's novel SERPICO with al Pacino; we find the Lumet-Pacino pairing also in one of the iconic films of the 70s, THAT AFTERNOON OF A DAY AS DOGS, awarded with the Oscar for screenplay; the most famous horror in the history of cinema THE EXORCIST, awarded with 2 Oscars and 4 Golden Globes; and the scandalous masterpiece by Bernardo Bertolucci LAST TANGO IN PARIS with Marlon Brando and Maria Schneider.

Tuesday 10 May


Here comes the second and final season of the western drama starring Pierce Brosnan and based on the novel by Philipp Meyer. Brosnan plays Eli McCullough, an enterprising landowner determined to found an oil empire in Texas. The series chronicles the bloody rise and even more bloody fall of this empire, recalling the dawn of American hegemony.


While popularity is the media attention grows, Marc-André Leclerc climbs alone, away from the spotlight, without cameras, without ropes and without margin for error. The young Canadian climber climbs massive and remote alpine walls which represent some of the most daring climbs in the history of the sport. In this visually striking documentary, for the first time a director is allowed to capture Marc's unique approach to life and climbing, which is the essence of solo adventure.

Thursday 12 May


Dennis Quaid and Sean Patrick Flanery (The Boondock Saints) star in a film about martial arts. After a bloody jujitsu match in Dubai, fighting legend Mickey Kelley is defeated by superstar Blaine. Years later, however, an online video shows how Blaine cheated and the whole world is demanding a rematch. Will Kelley be able to get back in shape in time and claim his title?


The docufilm La Fabbrica dell'Italiano enters the history of the Accademia della Crusca and of our language. The narrative develops from the beginnings of the first founders of the Academy to the creation of the first Vocabulary, passing through archival materials, fictional scenes and interviews with illustrious personalities of our cultural landscape up to the present day, with the description of the activities that see the Bran involved and tell about the evolution of our language and therefore of our history.

Friday 13 May

DEVILS 2 - EP. 7-8

The highly anticipated international financial thriller by Sky Original reaches its grand finale, 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 14 May


On his 70th birthday, we celebrate David Byrne's career with a documentary dedicated to his latest project, American Utopia. Directed by Oscar winner Spike Lee, David Byrne's American Utopia is the film version of the acclaimed Broadway show of the same name. David Byrne joins 11 artists from around the world to perform songs from the 2018 album of the same name, along with other songs selected from his solo and Talking Heads catalog. The leitmotif of the show are the social and political issues of our time.


The history of the Italian national tennis team that won the Davis Cup in '76 and that in the following years reached the final three more times. A heterogeneous group, made up of very strong personalities, with sometimes very difficult relationships, but, in those years, the strongest team in the world. Different but united. A team despite everything and everyone, despite the endless and unrepeatable controversies that preceded the historic final of '76. 45 years later, Nicola Pietrangeli, Adriano Panatta, Paolo Bertolucci, Corrado Barazzutti and Tonino Zugarelli met again for the first time in front of the cameras, to remember, with the ease of time that passes and smooths out bitterness and disagreements, the splendor of those golden years of Italian tennis.

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