Showcase in May

Showcase in May


May is all about Wentworth Season 5 and a stellar line up of HBO movies. 


Wentworth Season 5 Continues

In Episode 7 Allie attempts to take out Ferguson and Will sets a trap to bust the drug ring!

Missed Episode 7? Wentworth S5 airs Tuesdays at 8.30pm AEST on Foxtel’s showcase channel. Following the weekly premieres, Wentworth is available to watch on demand, via Foxtel Anytime on internet connected iQ boxes. Customers can also stream the series live on showcase or through Anytime on Foxtel Play or Foxtel Go. The first four seasons of Wentworth are available to stream now. Foxtel Go is included with all Foxtel residential and Foxtel Play subscriptions at no extra cost.

Wentworth Season 6 Announced

Foxtel and FremantleMedia Australia today announced production of the sixth season of the AACTA and TV WEEK Logie Award-winning drama Wentworth will commence this month. Wentworth’s fifth season launched last month on Foxtel’s showcase channel and the next 12 episode season will shoot on location through winter in Melbourne to be scheduled on Foxtel in 2018.




HBO Original Film – The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne star in this adaptation of Rebecca Skloot’s critically acclaimed, bestselling nonfiction book of the same name. The film tells the story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells were used without her consent to create the first immortal human cell line. Told through the eyes of her daughter, Deborah Lacks (Winfrey), the film chronicles her search, along with journalist Rebecca Skloot (Byrne), to learn about the mother she never knew and understand how the unauthorized harvesting of Lacks’ cancerous cells in 1951 led to unprecedented medical breakthroughs, changing countless lives and the face of medicine forever.

George C. Wolfe directs, from screenplay by Peter Landesman, Alexander Woo and George C. Wolfe.; Oprah Winfrey, Alan Ball, Peter Macdissi, Carla Gardini and Lydia Dean Pilcher executive produce. A Your Face Goes Here Entertainment, Harpo Films and Cine Mosaic production.

HBO’s The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks, starring Oprah Winfrey & Rose Byrne now available on Foxtel’s anytime.


HBO Original Film – The Wizard of Lies

In 2008, stockbroker, investment advisor and financier Bernie Madoff made headlines around the world when he was arrested for perpetrating perhaps the largest financial fraud in U.S. history.

Debuting in May, HBO Films’ THE WIZARD OF LIES examines Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme – his deception, lies and cover-up, all as the financier’s wife and sons are catapulted into a harsh and unrelenting spotlight.

Robert De Niro (Oscar® winner for “Raging Bull” and “The Godfather II”) comes to HBO for the first time in the role of family patriarch Bernie Madoff. Also on HBO for the first time, Michelle Pfeiffer (Golden Globe winner for “The Fabulous Baker Boys”) stars as Ruth Madoff, Bernie’s longtime spouse and unwitting partner during the events that would lead to financial ruin for countless people and institutions, as well as his and his family’s destruction.

The film is directed by Barry Levinson from a script by Sam Levinson and John Burnham Schwartz and Samuel Baum.

The Wizard of Lies premieres Sunday May 21 on showcase.


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