Wednesday 24 April 2024

Crime and Sci-Fi Adventures Headline May 2024 Premieres on LEGEND

LEGEND promises an action-packed May with an exciting lineup of crime dramas, action thrillers, and sci-fi adventures. The schedule includes UK TV premieres and channel premieres of some of the most captivating movies and series. From classic thrillers to contemporary action-packed dramas, LEGEND has something for every fan this May.

Kicking off the month on May 3rd at 22:45, viewers can catch the channel premiere of Lucky Number Slevin (2005). Starring Josh Hartnett, Bruce Willis, Ben Kingsley, and Morgan Freeman, this film follows Slevin Kelevra as he gets caught in the middle of a war between two rival crime bosses in New York City.

Every Saturday from May 4th, viewers can enjoy the classic anthology series The Twilight Zone (1960) at 20:30. Filled with suspense, sci-fi, and unexpected plot twists, this series explores 'a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man', promising to keep viewers on the edge of their seats.

On May 4th at 21:00, don't miss the channel premiere of The Escapist (2008). This gripping thriller follows convict Frank Perry (Brian Cox) as he plans an ingenious escape from prison to see his ill daughter. Alongside Dominic Cooper and Joseph Fiennes, Cox leads a dysfunctional band of escapists in a daring bid for freedom.

For fans of sci-fi, The Butterfly Effect (2003) makes its channel premiere on May 9th at 21:00. Starring Ashton Kutcher, the film follows Evan Treborn as he discovers he can travel back in time through his journals, attempting to reclaim lost memories with disastrous consequences.

Stratton (2017) premieres on May 11th at 21:00. Dominic Cooper stars as dedicated SBS operative Stratton, who teams up with MI5 and MI6 to track down a terrorist threatening London. With tension and action at every turn, this film is sure to keep viewers on the edge of their seats.

On May 16th at 21:00, catch the channel premiere of Commandos (1968). Set during World War II, this Italian film follows an American commando unit parachuted behind enemy lines in North Africa, starring Lee Van Cleef and Jack Kelly.

Mark your calendars for May 17th at 22:55 for the UK TV premiere of A Violent Man (2021). Starring Craig Fairbrass, Zoƫ Tapper, and Stephen Odubola, this gripping drama follows the life of an institutionalized prisoner whose world is turned upside down when he meets his estranged daughter and a new cellmate.

Unchained (2017) makes its UK TV premiere on May 18th at 21:00. Starring Adrien Brody, Antonio Banderas, John Malkovich, and Rory Culkin, this action-packed thriller follows three career criminals who find themselves fighting for their lives after a robbery gone wrong.

Wrapping up the month on May 24th at 23:00 is the channel premiere of We Still Kill the Old Way (2014). When his brother is murdered by a gang of youths, expat Richie (Ian Ogilvy) returns to his gangster roots in a violent quest for vengeance.

Finally, on May 25th at 21:00, don't miss the channel premiere of Double Team (1997). Starring Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dennis Rodman, this all-action sci-fi thriller follows counterterrorist Jack Quinn as he races against time to save his wife and unborn son from a terrorist threat.

With such a diverse and thrilling lineup, LEGEND promises an unmissable May for all fans of crime dramas, action thrillers, and sci-fi adventures. Make sure to tune in and catch these exciting premieres!

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