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    The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Star Movies Action, 9 pm
    Cast: Lucas Black,
    Zachery Ty Bryan (Action)
    American teenager Sean Boswell (Lucas Black) challenges his rival for an illegal street race, and totals his car at the end of it. To avoid time in prison, he is sent to Tokyo to live with his father who is in the military. As soon as he arrives, he discovers a new, fun but dangerous way of street racing in the underworld of Tokyo. Over 100 cars were destroyed/wrecked during the filming of this movie.

     

    Pretty Woman, Star Movies, 4.25 pm
    Cast: Richard Gere
    Julia Roberts (Romance)
    Self-involved corporate raider Edward Lewis (Richard Gere) has recently split up with his girlfriend. Seeking directions to the Beverly Hills Hotel, he makes the acquaintance of free-spirited hooker Vivian Ward (Julia Roberts) and decides to put her on a 3,000-dollar retainer as his ‘date.’ The deal gets complicated as Ward falls in love with Lewis. Al Pacino turned down the role of Edward after a screen test with Julia Roberts.

    The Mist, WB, 9 pm
    Cast: Thomas Jane,
    Marcia Gay Harden (Horror)
    A violent storm hits a town in Maine and a mysterious cloud of mist appears the next morning. As the mist quickly envelops the area, a group of people get trapped in a local grocery store, among them, artist David Drayton (Thomas Jane) and his five-year-old son. The people soon discover that within the mist live numerous unworldly creatures that entered through an inter-dimensional rift, possibly caused by a project on a nearby military base. The third film Frank Darabont has adapted from Stephen King’s work.

     

    Children of Men,
    Zee Studio, 10.30 pm
    Cast: Clive Owen,
    Julianne Moore (Drama)
    Set in 2027, when no child has been born for 18 years. Science is at loss to explain the reason, African and East European societies collapse and their dwindling populations migrate to England and other wealthy nations. In a climate of nationalistic violence, a London peace activist turned bureaucrat Theo Faron (Clive Owen), joins forces with his revolutionary ex-wife Julian in order to save mankind by protecting a woman who has mysteriously become pregnant. Nominated for three Oscars in 2006.

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