FILM: Deadpool 2 and SOLO: A Star Wars Story lead September's new releases on Rakuten Cinema
This September on Rakuten TV you’ll be able to experience the very first original content feature from Rakuten Cinema - Hurricane on your smart TV or device the very same day that it will be released in cinemas. From BAFTA-winning director David Blair and starring Game of Thrones’ Iwan Rheon and Milo Gibson (Hacksaw Ridge, All The Devil’s Men), Hurricane tells the heroic true story of a group of crack Polish fighter pilots who helped defend British shores during the Battle of Britain.
From flying Spitfires to the Millennium Falcon, if you’re counting down the days till your next Star Wars fix, getSolo: A Star Wars Story straight to your TV at warp speed with Rakuten TV from the 24th September. Join Han, Chewie and Lando for an adventure from your cinema at home. If that’s not your speed, suit up withRyan Reynolds’ unforgettable and utterly blunt Deadpool as he returns for the fouler follow up, Deadpool 2,which is available in 4K HDR.
September is a month of strong female leads on Rakuten TV with Gabrielle Union as the mother you don’t want to mess with in Breaking In, which you can experience in sensational 4K HDR. Elle Fanning tackles Mary Shelley in the seminal story of how the famed female author came to write the literary classicFrankenstein. But if you’re in the mood to have your heart broken in picturesque 60’s Britain, visit Oscar-nominated Saoirse Ronan and Billy Howle in On Chesil Beach which is based on the novel by Ian McEwan and also starring Emily Watson and Anne-Marie Duff.
Also available in September: Amy Schumer’s sudden found self-confidence after a head injury with I Feel Pretty and Melissa McCarthy’s return to college in Life of the Party, which will be available in 4K HDR.Entebbe starring Daniel Brühl and Rosamund Pike and directed by Golden Berlin Bear winner José Padilha (Elite Squad), and Academy-Award nominated animated feature The Breadwinner.