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Sky Cinema Original Films acquires Matthew McConaughey’s Serenity and two more movies

Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway’s latest movie Serenity is one of three upcoming films that has been acquired by Sky Cinema Original Films.

The acquisition will see the films released in cinemas and on Sky Cinema on the same day. The films add to a slate that already includes British action thriller Final Score starring Dave Bautista and Pierce Brosnan.

Sky Cinema Group Director Ian Lewis said “I’m thrilled that we’ve acquired these fantastic titles to add to our Sky Cinema Original Films offering. It takes our originals slate to another level with some great films that we’re really excited about bringing to the UK market.

They’re all really fantastic propositions with some big names attached and will get people down to the cinema or watching on Sky Cinema.”

Find out more about the new acquisitions below:



The mysterious past of a fishing boat captain living in the Caribbean comes back to haunt him, ensnaring his life in a new reality that may not be what it all seems. Serenity stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Diane Lane, Jason Clarke and is from writer/director Steven Knight.


Life Itself

A moving tale of two families interconnecting over multiple generations – is written and directed by Dan Fogelman, the creator of This Is Us, and writer of Crazy, Stupid, Love. Life Itself also brings an all-star cast to the screen, with Oscar Isaac, Olivia Cooke and Antonio Banderas among the A-listers starring.


Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Acclaimed true crime documentary maker Joe Berlinger travels back into the world of narrative film with a chilling and disturbing thriller telling the story of serial killer Ted Bundy. The film stars Zac Efron as Bundy, alongside Lily Collins, John Malkovich and Jim Parsons.


Sky Cinema Original Films has previously brought animated adventure Monster Family, disaster thriller The Hurricane Heist and cyber mystery Anon to cinemas and Sky Cinema.

The films are available in cinemas and on Sky Cinema on the same day and are available to Sky Cinema customers at no extra cost.

Pip Ellwood-Hughes
Pip Ellwood-Hughes
Pip is the Editor of Entertainment Focus and the Managing Director of agency Piñata Media.

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