M-Net Movies and MultiChoice launch Star Wars Pop-Up Channel Star Wars fans are going to actually plutz with this news. Why you ask? Well, M-Net Movies and Multichoice have teamed up to bring you a pop up channel featuring ALL SIX films from the Star Wars Saga. From the 31st of August until the 13th of September, DStv Premium customers will be able to watch all the movies on channel 109.
Starting on the 31st, the M-Net Movies Star Wars channel will screen a blockbuster from the franchise, kicking off with the 1977 classic Star Wars: A New Hope. The movies will play in chronological order of release at 19:30 CAT as well as at 06:00 CAT on the same day, while those who missed out on the action during the week can binge-watch the entire galactic saga from beginning to end on Sundays.
In between those movies, the channel will be populated with series, featurettes, documentaries and other intergalactic from Star Wars universe. So why is M-Net Movies doing this? Well if you’re a fan of the franchise, you’ll know that Star Wars: The Force Awakens is due for release by the Walt Disney Company in December.
Senior Vice President and Country Manager for The Walt Disney Company Africa, Christine Service, said “We are thrilled to be bringing Star Wars, one of the greatest family entertainment franchises of all time, to audiences in this first-for-Africa television event with DStv. This is a perfect opportunity for families to experience some of the world’s most unforgettable characters and stories to screens across the continent.”
For the full schedule as well as the latest information go to mnet.tv/starwars.