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Transfusion

January on Stan

Stan highlights for the month of January include Black Snow, Transfusion, Poker Face, Your Honor, BMF, RuPaul’s Drag Race, My Massive C**k, Godfather of Harlem, Miracle Workers: End Times and Yolo. Black Snow New Year’s Day A Stan Original Series / All Episodes at Once Only on Stan. Starring Travis Fimmel (Vikings), the gripping six-part crime drama series combines the character-driven storytelling of a coming-of-age drama with the captivating mystery of a classic whodunit. In 1994, seventeen-year-old Isabel Baker (Talijah Blackman-Corowa) was murdered, shocking the small town of Ashford and devastating Isabel’s Australian South Sea Islander community. The case was never solved, the killer never found. But 25 years later, the opening of a time capsule unearths a secret that puts cold-case detective James Cormack (Fimmel) on the trail of the killer. Transfusion January 20 A Stan Original Film Only on Stan. Starring Sam Worthington (Avatar), Phoebe Tonkin (Stan Original Series, Bloom) and Matt Nable (The Dry and Stan Original Film, Poker Face), Transfusion is a taut, muscular Australian thriller that follows former special forces operative, Ryan Logan (Worthington). Battling to cope with life after the loss of his wife, Logan is suddenly thrust into the criminal underworld to keep his only son from being taken from him. Poker Face January 27 A Stan Original Series / New Episode Fridays Only on Stan. Directed and written by Rian Johnson (Knives Out), the 10-part mystery-of-the-week series stars an all star cast including Academy® Award winner Adrien Brody (The Pianist, The Grand Budapest Hotel), Emmy® Award winner Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Don Jon) and Emmy® nominee Natasha Lyonne (Orange is the New Black, Russian Doll). The series follows Charlie Cale (Lyonne), a woman with an extraordinary ability to determine when someone is lying. With her Plymouth Barracuda, she hits the road encountering strange crimes she can’t help but solve. EXCLUSIVE PREMIERES Your Honor January 14 Brand New Season / New Episode Fridays Only on Stan. / Same Day as U.S. Starring Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), the acclaimed legal thriller that broke network viewership records in the U.S. will return for season 2. This season the stakes are higher as the series delves deeper into the web of crime organisations that continue to grow in New Orleans, threatening to incite war on its streets. BMF January 6 Brand New Season / New Episode Fridays Only on Stan. / Same Day as the U.S. From executive producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and featuring Snoop Dogg, the Detroit-based family crime drama is back for its highly anticipated second season. Inspired by a true story, BMF follows two brothers who rose from the decaying streets of southwest Detroit to make one of America’s most influential crime families. This season will explore the brothers’ complex relationships with their parents and each other as they fight to expand their narcotics business in pursuit of the American dream. RuPaul’s Drag Race January 7 Brand New Season / Double Episode Premiere Event New Episode Saturdays Only on Stan. / Same Day as the U.S. Racers, start your engines. Season 15 of the Emmy® Award-winning series hosted by RuPaul will see a new cast of America’s most sickening queens compete in the elimination-style contest in hopes of snatching the crown as the next American drag superstar. Brand new episodes of RuPaul’s Drag Race Untucked also premiere January 7. My Massive C**k January 7 Brand New Documentary Only on Stan. Surveys have regularly shown that many British men wish they had a larger penis. While an object of desire for many, the men that do have exceptionally large penises reveal how this has affected their lives: from the embarrassment of people staring and difficulties with clothing, to uncomfortable sex and even causing injuries to their partners. Godfather of Harlem January 17 Brand New Season / New Episode Tuesdays Only on Stan. The award-winning crime series Godfather of Harlem, starring Academy Award®-winning actor Forest Whitaker, returns for season 3. This season continues to follow notorious 60’s crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Whitaker), as he battles for control of Harlem, this time with the Cuban Mafia from neighbouring Spanish Harlem. Miracle Workers: End Times January 17 Brand New Season / New Episode Tuesdays Only on Stan. / Same Day as the U.S. Starring Daniel Radcliffe (The Woman in Black, Now You See Me 2) and Steve Buscemi (Reservoir Dogs, Fargo), Miracle Workers is an anthology comedy series featuring a wild cast of characters set everywhere from the offices of Heaven Inc, to the medieval Dark Ages, and the American Old West. This season is set in a post-apocalyptic future, where a wasteland warrior (Radcliffe) and ruthless warlord (Geraldine Viswanathan) must face the most dystopian nightmare of all: settling down in the suburbs. Yolo January 23 Brand New Season / New Episode Mondays Only on Stan / Same Day as the U.S. Michael Cusack, co-creator of Smiling Friends, returns to his first Adult Swim series with a brand new season of YOLO, now called Silver Destiny. The series features best friends Sarah and Rachel, an off-colour duo trying to live life the best way they can. But life gets in the way, and the two can’t help but get sucked into the troubles of the series’ many wacky characters. Whether it’s Bush Wizards or giant floating “Terry” heads, craziness seems to follow wherever they go. CONTINUING SERIES Continue streaming all your Stan favourites this summer with new episodes of Yellowstone: season 5, All American: season 5, Home Economics: season 3, New Amsterdam: season 5, The L Word: Generation Q: season 3, and Walker: season 3 throughout January. MUST-WATCH TV January is loaded with more must-watch TV to dive into on Stan including: Doctor Who: New Year’s Day 2022 Special: Eve of the Daleks, Honour season 1, Family Law and more! MUST-WATCH MOVIES Grab the popcorn and press play on these blockbuster films coming January including: Baywatch, Gretel & Hansel, Infidel, The Wolf of Snow Hollow, Censor, Lethal Weapon 4, Chaos Walking, How It Ends, 10 Cloverfield Lane

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Black Snow

December on Stan

Stan highlights for the month of December include Christmas Ransom, Bump, Black Snow, Transfusion, The Reunion, I Hate Suzie, BMF, Your Honor, Yolo Solo: Silver Destiny, Miracle Workers: End Times and Godfather of Harlem. This summer, Stan will deliver more world-class, locally produced Stan Original films and series. Kick off the festive season with Matt Okine and Miranda Tapsell in the hilarious new Stan Original Film Christmas Ransom, unwind on Boxing Day with Australia’s favourite family in Stan Original Series Bump, then ring in the New Year with Travis Fimmel in the haunting mystery-drama Stan Original Series Black Snow and Sam Worthington in the thrilling new Stan Original Film Transfusion. Australia’s unrivalled home of original productions has your holiday streaming sorted! Christmas Ransom December 1 Only on Stan. From the creators of the award-winning Stan Original Film A Sunburnt Christmas and starring acclaimed comedian Matt Okine (Stan Original series, The Other Guy) and TV Week Logie Award-winner Miranda Tapsell (The Sapphires, Love Child), Christmas Ransom is a riotous comedy-adventure packed with heart and hijinks. When a beloved toy store is hijacked on Christmas Eve by a pair of bumbling criminals and the struggling owner (Okine) held for ransom, a pair of shoplifting kids are forced to team up with a heavily pregnant security officer (Tapsell) to save Christmas for everyone. Bump Boxing Day Brand New Season / All Episodes at Once Only on Stan. When life gets going, love gets bumpy. The brand new season of Bump picks up five years after season 2, with Oly (Nathalie Morris) and Santi (Carlos Sanson Jr) navigating life as co-parents, new partners, Jacinda (Ava Cannon) starting school, and a separation that proves the importance of family. After two smash-hit seasons that captivated audiences in Australia and around the world, the brand new third season leaps into the future for a whole new set of challenges and curveballs. Black Snow New Year’s Day Brand New Series / All Episodes at Once Only on Stan. Starring Travis Fimmel (Vikings), the gripping six-part mystery-drama series combines the character-driven storytelling of a coming-of-age drama with the captivating mystery of a classic whodunit. In 1994, seventeen-year-old Isabel Baker (Talijah Blackman-Corowa) was murdered, shocking the small town of Ashford and devastating Isabel’s Australian South Sea Islander community. The case was never solved, the killer never found. But 25 years later, the opening of a time capsule unearths a secret that puts cold-case detective James Cormack (Fimmel) on the trail of the killer. Transfusion January 20 Only on Stan. Starring Sam Worthington (Avatar), Phoebe Tonkin (Stan Original series, Bloom) and directed and starring Matt Nable (The Dry and Stan Original film, Poker Face), Transfusion is a taut, muscular thriller that follows former special forces operative, Ryan Logan (Worthington). Battling to cope with life after the loss of his wife, Logan is suddenly thrust into the criminal underworld to keep his only son from being taken from him. EXCLUSIVE PREMIERES The Reunion December 2 Brand New Series / All Episodes at Once Only on Stan. The Reunion is an adaptation of Guillaume Musso’s bestselling novel La Jeune Fille et La Nuit. Starring Ioan Gruffudd (Fantastic Four), Ivanna Sakhno (Pacific Rim Uprising) and Grégory Fitoussi (Spiral), the mini-series is set in the picturesque French Riviera at a high school reunion, where three former friends reconnect. Despite growing apart and losing touch, they are bound by a tragic secret tied to the disappearance of a high school girl who went missing 25 years prior. I Hate Suzie December 21 Brand New Season / All Episodes at Once Only on Stan. The critically acclaimed dark comedy-drama series starring Billie Piper (Collateral, Doctor Who) returns for its second season. The brand new season sees Suzie Pickles (Piper) attempt to rebrand herself after the chaotic and traumatic experiences of the first season. With a new agent, new PR and a new job, Suzie is determined to win the love of the public and fund a more stable life for her son. BMF January 6 Brand New Season / New Episode Fridays Only on Stan. / Same Day as the U.S. From executive producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and featuring Snoop Dogg, the Detroit-based family crime drama is back for its highly anticipated second season. Inspired by a true story, BMF follows two brothers who rose from the decaying streets of southwest Detroit to make one of America’s most influential crime families. This season will explore the brothers’ complex relationships with their parents and each other as they fight to expand their narcotics business in pursuit of the American dream. Your Honor January 14 Brand New Season / New Episode Fridays Only on Stan. / Same Day as U.S. Starring Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), the acclaimed legal thriller that broke network viewership records in the U.S. will return for season 2. This season the stakes are higher as the series delves deeper into the web of crime organisations that continue to grow in New Orleans, threatening to incite war on its streets. Yolo Solo: Silver Destiny January 15 Brand New Season / New Episode Sundays Only on Stan / Same Day as the U.S. Michael Cusack, co-creator of Smiling Friends, returns to his first Adult Swim series with a brand new season of YOLO, now called Silver Destiny. The series features best friends Sarah and Rachel, an off-color duo trying to live life the best way they can. But life gets in the way, and the two can’t help but get sucked into the troubles of the series’ many wacky characters. Whether it’s Bush Wizards or giant floating “Terry” heads, craziness seems to follow wherever they go. Miracle Workers: End Times January 17 Brand New Season / New Episode Tuesdays Only on Stan. / Same Day as the U.S. Starring Daniel Radcliffe (The Woman in Black, Now You See Me 2) and Steve Buscemi (Reservoir Dogs, Fargo), Miracle Workers is an anthology comedy series featuring a wild cast of characters set everywhere from the offices of

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Yellowstone

November on Stan

Stan highlights for the month of November include Yellowstone, Poker Face, Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin, Dangerous Liaisons, The L Word: Generation Q, Top Gear, Hidden, Dating Death and Sort Of/ Yellowstone November 14 Brand New Season / Double Episode Premiere Event New Episode Mondays Only on Stan. / Same Day as U.S. Led by Kevin Costner, the #1 drama on U.S. cable TV will return with a two-hour premiere event on 14 November, same day as the U.S. and only on Stan – with Luke Grimes, Kelly Reilly, Wes Bentley, Cole Hauser and Jacki Weaver (Stan Original Series Bloom) all back in the saddle for the brand new season. The fifth season of the acclaimed Emmy® nominated series sees John Dutton (Kevin Costner) take office as the Governor of Montana causing the Dutton family to fight a war from all sides. Power has a price. What are the Duttons willing to pay? Poker Face November 22 A Stan Original Film Only on Stan. The Stan Original Film Poker Face is set in the world of high stakes poker. Directed by and starring Russell Crowe (Stan Original Film True History of the Kelly Gang, The Loudest Voice, The Water Diviner), Poker Face features a full house of Australian and international stars headlined by Liam Hemsworth (Hunger Games franchise), RZA (The Man with the Iron Fists), Brooke Satchwell (upcoming Stan Original Series Black Snow), Elsa Pataky (Fast and Furious franchise) and more. Crowe stars as tech billionaire and gambler Jake Foley who gives his best friends a night they’ll never forget, a chance to win more money than they’ve ever dreamed of. But to play, they’ll have to give up the one thing they spend their lives trying to keep… their secrets. As the game unfolds, the friends will discover what is really at stake. Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin November 24 Brand New Series / All Episodes At Once Only on Stan. / Same Day as U.S. Based on the Pitch Perfect film franchise that grossed nearly $600 million at the worldwide box office, the brand new series Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin features Adam Devine reprising his role as Bumper Allen from the first two movies. Set several years after his last appearance in Pitch Perfect, the series follows Bumper Allen as he moves to Germany to revive his music career after one of his songs becomes a big hit in Berlin. The series also stars Sarah Hyland and Jameela Jamil, and has been developed by Elizabeth Banks. Dangerous Liaisons November 6 Brand New Series / New Episode Sundays Only on Stan. / Same Day as U.S. Starring Australian actors Alice Englert (The Power of the Dog) and Nicholas Denton (Glitch), Dangerous Liaisons is a bold prelude to Laclos’ classic 18th century novel focusing on the origin story of how his iconic characters, the Marquise de Merteuil and the Vicomte de Valmont, met as passionate young lovers in Paris on the eve of the revolution. This modern take on a classic story takes audiences through wonder and terror, beauty and degradation, seduction and deception in pre-revolutionary Paris. Driven to right the wrongs of their past, the young couple’s survival depends on their skills of seduction and manipulation of not only the French nobility but of each other. The L Word: Generation Q November 19 Brand New Season / New Episode Saturdays Only on Stan. / Same Day as U.S. Grammy® and Emmy® nominee Margaret Cho, Joey Lauren Adams and Emmy nominee Joanna Cassidy will guest star in the third season of The L Word: Generation Q. Based on the groundbreaking drama series The L Word®, The L Word: Generation Q continues to follow the intermingled lives of Bette Porter, Alice Pieszecki, Shane McCutcheon, Dani Nùñez, Micah Lee, Finley, Sophie Suarez, Gigi Ghorbani, Angie Porter-Kennard and Tess as they experience love, heartbreak, sex, setbacks and success in L.A. Previous guest stars Rosie O’Donnell and Laurel Holloman also return in their recurring roles of Carrie and Tina, respectively. Top Gear October 31 Brand New Season / New Episode Mondays Only on Stan. / Same Day as U.K. The world’s most popular car show, Top Gear, is back for another season. Now in its historic 33rd season, the upcoming iteration sees the return of exuberant hosts Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff, Paddy McGuinness and Chris Harris – not to mention the return of fan-favourite, The Stig. Hidden November 9 Brand New Season / All Episodes at Once Only on Stan. The third and final instalment of the hit Welsh crime drama stars Sian Reese-Williams and Siôn Alun Davies. After a local man’s body is found in a remote river DCI Cadi John gets embroiled in the case which bears the signs of a brutal and frenzied attack. Since we last saw DCI Cadi John her relationship with pathologist Rachel West has flourished – despite the secrets Cadi keeps from her – and she relies on Rachel to help identify the cause of death. Dating Death November 3 Brand New Series / All Episodes At Once Only on Stan. / Same Day as U.K. Dating Death will explore the tumultuous times of the 1970s, and unveils how serial killer Rodney Alcala’s reign of terror spread from Los Angeles to New York. An arts student, Alcala cultivated his photography skills at UCLA and NYU. Through his photography, Alcala was able to prey on both young women and children and would trap his unsuspecting targets by posing as a successful photographer. With an IQ of 160+, he used his intelligence and presentation skills to engage his victims in order to exploit them for his sadistic games. Sort Of November 16 Brand New Season / Four Episode Premiere Only on Stan. / Same Day as Canada The second season of Sort Of is the season of love. Loving your friends, family, work, romantic love and most importantly, self-love. Sabi (Baig) decides not only are they ready for some uncomplicated romance but they also want everyone to love

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Poker Face

Russell Crowe’s brand new film, Poker Face, is coming to Stan

Directed by and starring Russell Crowe, alongside Liam Hemsworth, RZA, Aden Young, Steve Bastoni, Daniel MacPherson, Brooke Satchwell, Paul Tassone, Matt Nable, Benedict Hardie, Jacqueline McKenzie and Molly Grace, with Elsa Pataky and Jack Thompson, the Stan Original Film Poker Face is flush with fast-paced action and sees Crowe star as a tech billionaire and gambler – with the film set to premiere 22 November, only on Stan.

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