Tuesday 24 October 2023

LEGEND reveals twelve turbo-charged premieres for November

LEGEND has unveiled a dozen turbo-charged premieres in November, featuring an explosive All-Out Action season.

Prepare to engage in high-impact combat as you journey through a star-studded array of action-packed premieres this November on LEGEND. The lineup boasts the UK TV premieres of James Cullen Bressack's heart-pounding race-against-time thriller, "HOT SEAT," featuring Kevin Dillon and Mel Gibson, along with his electrifying action cyber-thriller "FORTRESS," starring the iconic Bruce Willis.

Starting from Monday through Saturday on November 20th, brace yourself for the All-Out Action season, which includes channel premieres of Walter Hill's intensely violent "TRESPASS," starring Bill Paxton, and John Woo's lethal "HARD TARGET," with the renowned Jean-Claude Van Damme in the lead. This thrilling season also introduces the hard-boiled thriller "BOILING POINT" (1993), starring Dennis Hopper, Wesley Snipes, and Viggo Mortensen.

Among the other premieres, you'll find the high-octane thriller "THE HUNTER'S PRAYER," James Deardon's sinister "A KISS BEFORE DYING," Bruce Willis' crime thriller "MARAUDERS," the rugged wilderness drama "BLOOD AND MONEY," Nic Cage's crime caper "THE TRUST," the superhero action fantasy "BARB WIRE," featuring Pamela Anderson, and "SNEAKERS," Phil Alden Robinson's compelling exploration of cybercrime, with Robert Redford and River Phoenix in starring roles.

In addition to these gripping premieres, the ever-popular "THE VINTAGE VAULT" on Sunday nights continues, with the highlight being the Channel premiere of Jack Gold's British supernatural chiller, "THE MEDUSA TOUCH," showcasing the magnetic Richard Burton. The lineup also includes classics like "DEATH LINE," "TO THE DEVIL A DAUGHTER," "THE UNCANNY," and "TALES THAT WITNESS MADNESS."

Full film details in transmission order:

Sat 4 Nov @ 21:00 – THE HUNTER’S PRAYER (2017) *Channel Premiere

Lucas (Sam Worthington), a solitary assassin is hired to kill a young woman. When he can't bring himself to pull the trigger, the plan falls apart, setting in motion a twisted game of cat and mouse. A gripping race against time, co-starring Martin Compston and from the director of Terminator 3.

Thurs 9 Nov @ 21:00 – HOT SEAT (2022) *UK TV Premiere

Mel Gibson stars as Wallace Reed, a veteran bomb squad officer, racing to save Orlando Friar (Kevin Dillon), an IT technician taken hostage by a faceless terrorist mastermind. Orlando must empty millions of dollars from Wall Street bank accounts or else the bomb installed on his chair will detonate, vaporising his entire building. It's a race against the clock!

Friday 10 Oct @ 22:50 – A KISS BEFORE DYING (1991) *Channel Premiere

Jonathan Corliss (Matt Dillon) will do anything for tycoon Thor Carlsson's (Max Von Sydow) money and power. But when he gets one of Carlsson's daughter's inconveniently pregnant he decides to kill her and woo her twin sister! Diane Ladd plays Dillon's mother in this chilling, dark story of greed and murder.

Sat 11 Nov @ 21:00 – MARAUDERS (2016) *Channel Premiere

While investigating a brutal robbery-homicide at a bank, a team of FBI agents (Christopher Meloni, Dave Bautista and Adrian Grenier) begins to unravel a sinister conspiracy involving the bank’s powerful owner (Bruce Willis). The action-packed crime thriller is directed by Steven C. Miller from a script by Michael Cody and Chris Sivertson.

Thurs 16 Nov @ 21:00 – BLOOD AND MONEY (2020) *Channel Premiere

Combining edge-of-your-seat thrills, suspense and breath-taking cinematography, acting legend Tom Berenger stars as a retired veteran who, whilst hunting in the snowy outback of Northern Maine, discovers a dead body and a bag full of cash. Violence quickly escalates when a group of criminals in search of the loot turn the hunter in to the hunted.

Fri 17 Nov @ 23:05 – THE TRUST (2019) *Channel Premiere

Nicolas Cage and Elijah Wood team star as Jim and David, a cop team, who begin an off-the-books investigation into a bailed heroin dealer. When they discover the dealer's underground safe, they hatch a plan to break into it for their own gains. But by the time they realise it is a bad idea, it is too late to turn back.

Sat 18 Oct @ 21:00 – SNEAKERS (1992) *Channel Premiere

Computer expert Martin Bishop (Robert Redford) heads a team of renegade hackers, including a former CIA agent (Sidney Poitier), a gadgets wizard (Dan Aykroyd) and a young genius (River Phoenix). But Bishop’s past comes back to haunt him when government agents blackmail the team into carrying out a dangerous, covert operation.

Mon 20 Nov @ 21:00 – TRESPASS (1992) *Channel Premiere

Two Arkansas firemen get wind that ancient treasure is buried in an abandoned factory, unaware that the structure has become headquarters for a gang of drug dealers. Directed in a ferocious cat-and-mouse style by Walter Hill, Bill Paxton and hip-hop icons Ice Cube and Ice-T battle it out to the finish.

Fri 24 Nov @ 22:50 – BARB WIRE (1996) *Channel Premiere

Pamela Anderson stars as Barb Wire, the future's most feared bounty hunter. When trouble comes into town in the form of a former boyfriend, Barb Wire must decide if she can trust a man who once double-crossed her. Featuring songs from rockers Tommy Lee and Michael Hutchence.

Sat 25 Nov @ 21:00 – HARD TARGET (1993) *Channel Premiere

The line between the hunted and the hunter becomes blurred when one man fights a group that hunts other men for sport. Action star Jean Claude Van Damme headlines this action thriller from celebrated Hong Kong filmmaker John Woo. Also stars Lance Henriksen and Wilford Brimley.

Sun 26 Nov @ 21:00 – THE MEDUSA TOUCH (1978) *Channel Premiere

*Part of The Vintage Vault

John Morlar (Richard Burton) is a man who possesses an appalling power: the gift of evil in the form of a telekinetic power - to 'will' destruction and death.  When he is savagely attacked in his flat, Detective Brunel (Lino Ventura), who is assigned to the case, is led to Morlar's doctor, Zonfeld (Lee Remick). But how do they stop Morlar exacting a terrible revenge?

Thurs 30 Nov @ 21:00 – FORTRESS (2022) *UK TV Premiere

Murray Robert (Bruce Willis) is a retired CIA agent living at a secret resort. When his estranged son visits, he is followed by Robert’s old nemesis, Balzary. Under attack, they retreat to a high-tech bunker. But is it powerful enough to match Balzary’s bloodthirsty revenge? Also stars Jesse Metcalfe and Chad Michael.