16 Of The Best Series Coming To Showmax: October 2019 – January 2020

Debut seasons of His Dark Materials, Godfather of Harlem, Watchmen, What We Do In The Shadows & more… MAYANS M.C. S2 First on Showmax. Binge the first four episodes on 1 October, with new episodes every Wednesday In this Sons of Anarchy spinoff, Ezekiel “EZ” Reyes (JD Pardo from Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part II) is […]

Surprise Box Office Hit “Ellen: Die Storie Van Ellen Pakkies” Is Now On Showmax

Ellen: Die Storie van Ellen Pakkies, South Africa’s entry for the foreign film category of the 2019 Golden Globes, is now streaming on Showmax. Here are five reasons to add this local classic to your watchlist: 1 – Ellen is based on a heart-breaking true story In 2007, the death of 20-year-old tik addict Abie […]

The Politician – Debuting 27 September 2019 On Netflix

Payton Hobart (Ben Platt), a wealthy student from Santa Barbara, California, has known since age seven that he’s going to be the President of the United States. But first he’ll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all: Saint Sebastian High School. To get elected Student Body President, secure a spot at Harvard, […]

Netflix ZA: Eddie Murphy Is Back With…

DOLEMITE IS MY NAME starring Eddie Murphy, Keegan-Michael Key, Mike Epps, Craig Robinson, Tituss Burgess, Da’ Vine Joy Randolph and Wesley Snipes!! “DOLEMITE IS MY NAME AND FUC&% UP MUTHAFU$AS IS MY GAME!” Stung by a string of showbiz failures, floundering comedian Rudy Ray Moore (Academy Award nominee Eddie Murphy) has an epiphany that turns […]

Five Reasons “Kanarie” Is A Gem, Even If You’re Not Afrikaans

Kanarie, Schalk Bezuidenhout’s breakout movie, is now streaming first on Showmax in South Africa. Schalk stars as Johan Niemand, a fashion-loving gay teen in small-town South Africa in 1985, a time of apartheid, religious conservatism and war, an era when not even his idol Boy George had dared to come out publicly as gay yet. […]

Netflix Reveals First Look At Top Boy Cast

Ashley Walters (Bulletproof, Sugarhouse) and Kane Robinson reprise their roles as ‘Dushane’ and ‘Sully’, joined by newcomer Micheal Ward as ‘Jamie’ (The A List, Blue Story). The series features musical artists Simbi Ajikawo ‘Little Simz’, David Omoregie ‘Dave’. Shone Romulus (Out) returns as ‘Dris’ and Ashley Thomas (24: Legacy, The Night Of, Black Mirror) returns […]

The 8 Best International Series On Showmax This August 2019

PROJECT BLUE BOOK S1 First On Showmax, Binge now Between 1952 and 1969, the U.S. Air Force investigated over 12 000 reported sightings of UFOs. This top-secret programme was code-named Project Blue Book. Aidan Gillen (aka Littlefinger in Game of Thrones) and Michael Malarkey (aka Enzo in The Vampire Diaries) co-star in Project Blue Book, […]

The 7 Best African Films On Showmax This August 2019

KANARIE First on Showmax, now streaming Two-time Comics’ Choice winner Schalk Bezuidenhout, who also won a SAFTA for his supporting role in the kykNET comedy Hotel, stars in Kanarie as a small town boy during Apartheid who is chosen to serve his compulsory two-year military training in the South African Defence Force choir, where he […]

Best International TV Series Of 2019 So Far

Critic aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes recently released their list of the best reviewed TV series of the year so far, and Showmax has more shows in the Top 20 than any other streaming service in Africa. To celebrate, Showmax has put together a handy guide to the best TV series of 2019 so far. Yes, […]

What’s Coming To Netflix This August 2019

Highlights Dear White People: Volume 3 – 8/2/2019As the students of Winchester embrace new creative challenges and romantic possibilities, a charismatic professor shakes up life on campus. Sacred Games: Season 2 – 8/14/2019As Mumbai’s fate hangs in the balance, Sartaj Singh chases a connection to Ganesh Gaitonde’s third father, an enigmatic guru with a catastrophic […]

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