Six Reasons You Should Be Watching Vikings

The second half of Vikings season five is now streaming first and only on Showmax, with new episodes coming weekly every Thursday, express from the US. Here are six reasons you should be watching HISTORY’s breakthrough drama. You’ll rethink everything you know about vikings As Africans, we should know better than to trust histories written by the victors. As […]

Check Out The First Pics From Showmax’s New Original Drama

The Girl From St Agnes, Showmax’s first original drama, wrapped after filming in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands and Johannesburg. The eight-part whodunnit premieres on Showmax on 31 January 2019. “Our first Original – last year’s light-hearted comedy Tali’s Wedding Diary – had the most successful launch day of any series on Showmax ever,” says Candice Fangueiro, head of […]

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Indie Thriller Berlin Syndrome Now Streaming On Showmax

PRESS RELEASE Berlin Syndrome is now streaming first and only on Showmax, continuing the platform’s run of exclusive, critically acclaimed arthouse hit films like Rawand A Ghost Story, two of critic aggregator Rotten Tomatoes’ highest rated films of 2017. While holidaying in Berlin, Australian photographer Clare (Teresa Palmer from I Am Number Four and Warm Bodies) meets Andi (Max Riemelt fromSense8), a charismatic […]

Josh Hutcherson stars in hit sci-fi comedy Future Man now on Showmax

PRESS RELEASE Future Man – labeled “the perfect comedy/science-fiction hybrid” by Den of Geek – is now streaming first and only on Showmax in Africa. MTV, Teen Choice and People’s Choice winner Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games) stars as Josh Futturman, a janitor whose only claim to fame is his skill at Biotic Wars, a dystopian video game so […]

Set in Yemen in the sixties, shot in South Africa: Stream The Last Post Now

PRESS RELEASE Shot in South Africa with Film Afrika, The Last Post is a six-part BBC One series set against the backdrop of the creation of an independent Yemen: a close-up view of army life set in the heat, glamour and extreme danger of Aden in the swinging sixties. As The New York Times wrote, “The fall of […]

Stream TV’s Most Adult Show, The Girfriend Experience

PRESS RELEASE The first two seasons of The Girlfriend Experience, executive produced by Oscar winner Steven Soderbergh (Sex, Lies and Videotape, Traffic), are now streaming first and only on Showmax in South Africa. In season one, Christine Reade (Riley Keough from Mad Max: Fury Road and Magic Mike) is a second-year student at Chicago-Burnham Law School and new intern at a […]

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Luther, The Handmaid’s Tale and Everything Coming to Showmax SA in November 2018

From popular local films like Bunny Chow to international series like Luther, The Girlfriend Experience and The Handmaid’s Tale season 2, Showmax SA has a range of interesting entertainment to keep you enthralled in November.  Check out the full list here:  1 November The Girlfriend Experience season 1 and 2 Future Man season 1 Rise season 1 The Last Post season […]

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Critical darlings ‘Raw’ & ‘A Ghost Story’ come first and only to Showmax in SA

PRESS RELEASE A Ghost Story and Raw are coming first and only to Showmax in South Africa this October, just in time for Halloween. Both arthouse favourites have a 91% critics score on Rotten Tomatoes. Raw Raw shocked Cannes in 2016, winning the FIPRESCI Critics Prize, then became the talk of Toronto, where audiences reportedly walked out, threw up, and […]

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Here’s Where You Can Stream The Creepiest Show This Halloween

PRESS RELEASE With Halloween less than a month away, start getting in the mood by binge-watching Channel Zero: The No-End House, the second installment of the acclaimed anthology series, where each season is based on a ‘creepypasta’ – a term for horror-related legends passed around the internet. The first season followed Mike Painter’s growing obsession with the children’s […]