(Philippines – June 10, 2017) – Home to the most popular and critically acclaimed films in the Philippines, Star Movies officially changes to FOX Movies on 10 June 2017. To celebrate, FOX Movies will show 52 blockbuster movie titles for 52 nights, beginning 10 June to 31 July. Tune in for an exclusive nightly line-up of the best Hollywood hits, including 24 blockbuster film premieres airing on the small screen for the very first time.
FOX Movies is the place where viewers can expect incredible. The channel is dedicated to providing first-run and exclusive content through an unmatched entertainment experience. From Hollywood blockbusters, award winners, epic franchise to the biggest hits, FOX Movies brings you everything you want and more.
Lucien Harrington, SVP of Marketing & Communications for FOX Networks Group in Asia, says, “Audiences in the Philippines are hungry for the latest and greatest content. We can’t think of a better way to celebrate the new FOX Movies than with 52 blockbusters for 52 nights.
“FOX Movies is the number one Hollywood movie channel [in Singapore / in Malaysia / on NOW TV in Hong Kong / in a number of Asian markets], and for more than three years, we’ve had the unique distinction of airing seven of the top 10 US box office movies. FOX Movies is not only the home to Star Wars and Marvel, but also the only place where TV viewers will find first-run films from 20th Century FOX, Disney and MGM.”
Charo Espedido, Director – Head of Content & Marketing for FOX Networks Group Philippines, says, “FOX Movies, formerly known as Star Movies, brings the strength of a winning global brand to the powerful lineup of FNG channels here in the Philippines. With its upgraded aesthetic and heavy blockbuster offerings, FOX Movies will delight audiences as they indulge in a fresher viewing experience.”
Movies coming to the small screen during FOX Movies’ 52 movies for 52 nights include:
- Moana – An instant Disney classic with dazzling animation and charming musical numbers, introducing a new generation of brave heroine to the big screen.
- Doctor Strange – A new Marvel superhero story that stands out from the crowd with its stunning visuals and action-packed, otherworldly sequences.
- X-Men: Apocalypse – the thrilling next chapter of the new generation of our favourite mutants.
- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – A whimsical cinematic journey into a hidden world of magic and mystery; based on the best-selling book.
- Independence Day: Resurgence – The long-awaited sequel, offering action film fans non-stop thrills as Earth’s bravest fight off invaders from outer space.
The unveil of FOX Movies also coincides with the brand new look and feel for FOX Networks Group channels, FOX Action Movies and FOX Family Movies, designed by leading creative agency Gretel.
Tune in to FOX Movies from 10 June to 31 July to experience 52 movies for 52 nights – with even more of the world’s biggest films and franchises coming soon. You can always catch your favorite movie blockbuster hits on your preferred cable operators on the following channel assignments both in standard and high definition!
FOX Movies can be seen in Mega Manila through our following affiliate partners; Sky Cable carries the channel under assignment numbers 55 and 170 in standard and high definition, respectively.
Cignal distributes the content under channel number 55 and 211, while Cable Link operates our movies under channel 47 and 300.
FOX Movies is also available in more than 300 Pay TV operators nationwide!
About Fox Networks Group Asia
FOX Network Group Asia (FNG) is 21st Century FOX’s international multi-media business. FNG develops, produces and distributes more than 300 wholly- and majority-owned entertainment, sports, factual and movie channels in 45 languages across Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. FNG’s core channel brands include FOX, FOX Sports, FOX Life, FOX+ and National Geographic. FNG’s movie channels include FOX Movies, FOX Action Movies, FOX Family Movies and SCM (formerly Star Chinese Movies). Non-linear brands include FOX Play, FOX Play+ and Nat Geo Play. These networks and their related mobile, non-linear and high-definition extensions, reach over 1.8 billion cumulative households worldwide. In addition, FNG owns and operates two production studios and produces thousands of local programing hours for its wholly owned channels and third parties. In 2017, FNG launched FOX+, the on-demand streaming app for watching the best in entertainment on the go. FNG has been in operation since August 14, 1993.