Center Stage, Romedy Now, 7.05 pm Cast: Amanda Schull, Ethan Stiefel (Drama)
The movie is about the education of three young students, Jodie (Amanda Schull), Eva (Zoe Saldana ) and Maureen (Susan May Pratt ), as they study at the American Ballet Academy. Life isn’t what they expected at the esteemed ABA, and all three face problems along the way. Jodie doesn’t have the ‘ideal’ body for dancing, Eva doesn’t have the right attitude, and Maureen doesn’t have the heart. Susan May
Pratt had no ballet training before being cast.
Butter, Star Movies, 9 pm Cast: Jennifer Garner, Hugh Jackman (Comedy)
The movie follows an ambitious woman (Jennifer Garner) who is married to Iowa’s reigning butter sculpting champ but decides to enter the race on her own when he retires. She’s the shoo-in until an adopted young black girl Destiny (Yara Shahidi) discovers she has an uncanny talent for butter-carving and becomes a late-breaking favorite. Kate Hudson was set to play one of the main characters, but dropped out to do Something Borrowed instead.
Hard Eight, HBO Hits, 10.50 pm Cast: Philip Baker Hall, John C Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow (Comedy)
John (John C Reilly), a half-bright loser stranded in Reno, is down to his last few bucks when Sydney (Phillip Baker Hall), takes pity on him and offers him a few tips on making money in the casinos. Two years later, John has become Sydney’s partner, but his lack of common sense gets him into trouble when he falls in love with Clementine (Gwyneth Paltrow), a cocktail waitress. Producer Robert Jones raised $3 million from Rysher Entertainment, a television company looking to break into movies.
Step Up Revolution, HBO, 9 pm Cast: Ryan Guzman, Kathryn McCormick (Music)
Emily (Kathryn McCormick) arrives in Miami to become a professional dancer and soon falls in love with Sean (Ryan Guzman), a young man who leads a dance crew in elaborate flash mobs, called ‘The Mob.’ When a business man threatens to develop The Mob’s historic neighborhood and displace thousands of people, Emily bands together with Sean and The Mob to turn their performance art into protest art.
It lies third in terms of worldwide box-office receipts compared to other films in the Step Up series.