Monday 25 March 2019

Captain Phillips among movies premiering in June on GO Stars

Captain Phillips, starring Tom Hanks, will be one of several movies premiering on GO Stars this June. The movie, partly filmed in Malta, which retells the events in April 2009 when cargo ship captain Richard Phillips surrendered himself to a group of four Somali pirates and was subsequently rescued by US Navy SEALs, will be shown on Friday 20 June at 9.00pm.

Other movie highlights on GO Stars during June include the animated adventure Despicable Me 2, to be shown on Sunday 29 June at 7.25pm; 42, starring Harrison Ford, which tells the true story of baseball great Jackie Robinson and the legendary Brooklyn Dodgers manager Branch Rickey. The latter signed Robinson in 1946, breaking Major League Baseball’s infamous colour line, to be broadcast on Saturday 28 June at 9.50pm; coming of age story, The Way, Way Back which will be broadcast on Saturday 21 June at 9.50pm; and the animated comedy Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 which will be shown on Wednesday 18 June at 6.50pm.

Isabella Farrugia from GO’s TV Content Team at GO, said, “GO is the undoubted home of premium TV and June will be another month packed with action, drama, and comedy with some great movie premiers on GO Stars. All this will be in addition to several popular TV series which will also be broadcast during the month.”

Other movies premiering on GO Stars during June include three part mini-series The Last Weekend ,  Admission,  Over/Under,  Underground: The Julian Assange Story , Drinking Buddies,  The World’s End, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, We’re the Millers and  Layer  Cake.

More information on GO Stars which is available from as little as €6.99 per month can be obtained from all GO retail outlets and exclusive resellers, by calling Freephone 80072121 or visiting

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