New on NOW TV and Sky Cinema in September 2020

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There’s a wide range of new films coming to Sky Cinema and NOW TV in September, with something for everyone, film fans of all ages should find something new to watch.

Highlights include Judy, which features Renée Zellweger’s devastating Oscar-winning performance as Judy Garland in the twilight of her career, there’s also the latest Terminator adventure, Terminator: Dark Fate heading to the service, along with the Oscar-winning racing drama Le Mans ‘66 which stars two Hollywood icons for the price of one: Matt Damon and Christian Bale.

Here are some of the most exciting new movies coming to Sky Cinema and NOW TV during the month of September.

Films

New Premieres

The Good Liar – on Sky Cinema and Sky Cinema Pass on NOW TV 4 September

Career con man Roy (Ian McKellen) sets his sights on his latest mark, recently widowed Betty (Helen Mirren), who is worth millions. And he means to take it all. But as the two draw closer, what should have been another simple swindle takes on the ultimate stakes.

Black and Blue – on Sky Cinema and Sky Cinema Pass on NOW TV 5 August

Black and Blue is a fast-paced action thriller about a rookie cop (Academy Award® nominee Naomie Harris) who inadvertently captures the murder of a young drug dealer on her body cam. After realising that the murder was committed by corrupt cops, she teams up with the one person from her community who is willing to help her (Tyrese Gibson) as she tries to escape both the criminals out for revenge and the police who are desperate to destroy the incriminating footage.

Le Mans ’66 (aka Ford vs Ferrari) – on Sky Cinema and Sky Cinema Pass on NOW TV 11 September

Academy Award-winners Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in Ford v Ferrari, based on the remarkable true story of the visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby (Damon) and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles (Bale), who together build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company.

Don’t Let Go – on Sky Cinema and Sky Cinema Pass on NOW TV 12 September

From Blumhouse, the producers of "Get Out," comes the supernatural thriller "Don't Let Go."
From Blumhouse, the producers of "Get Out," comes the supernatural thriller "Don't Let Go."

From Blumhouse, the producers of Get Out, comes the supernatural thriller Don’t Let Go. David Oyelowo stars as Jack Radcliff, a detective reeling from the murder of his niece Ashley (Storm Reid). When Jack receives an impossible phone call from Ashley after her death, they must work together across different timelines to change the past and solve her murder before it takes place.

Darlin’ – on Sky Cinema and Sky Cinema Pass on NOW TV 15 September

Darlin'
Darlin'

Darlin’ has been living feral in the woods with her new mother, communicating only in grunts and eating human flesh to survive. But when the local bishop decides to try and civilise her, her mother sets out to bring her back into the fold, unleashing hell on the inhabitants of the local village.

Judy – on Sky Cinema and Sky Cinema Pass on NOW TV 25 September

Renee Zellweger as cinema legend Judy Garland in new biopic 'Judy'. (Credit: Pathe)
Renee Zellweger as cinema legend Judy Garland in new biopic 'Judy'. (Credit: Pathe)

Academy Award winner Renée Zellweger stars as showbiz legend Judy Garland as she arrives in Swinging London to perform a five-week sold-out run at The Talk of the Town, in this dramatic biopic focusing on the icon's later years. As she prepares for the show, battles with management, charms musicians and reminisces with friends and adoring fans, her wit and warmth shines through.

Playing with Fire – on Sky Cinema and Sky Cinema Pass on NOW TV 19 September

When straight-laced fire superintendent Jake Carson (John Cena) and his elite team of expert firefighters come to the rescue of three siblings in the path of an encroaching wildfire, they quickly realise that no amount of training could prepare them for their most challenging job yet - babysitters.

Terminator: Dark Fate – on Sky Cinema and Sky Cinema Pass on NOW TV 18 September

Terminator: Dark Fate (Credit: Paramount)
Terminator: Dark Fate (Credit: Paramount)

Dani Ramos is living a simple life in Mexico City with her brother and father when a highly advanced and deadly new Terminator – a Rev-9 – travels back through time to hunt and kill her. Dani's survival depends on her joining forces with two warriors: Grace, an enhanced super-soldier from the future, and a battle-hardened Sarah Connor.

New Collections

Transformers – on Sky Cinema and Sky Cinema Pass on NOW TV 3 September to 6 September

'Transformers: The Last Knight'. (Credit: Paramount)
'Transformers: The Last Knight'. (Credit: Paramount)

Relive every action-packed moment of the entire Transformers franchise with this specially curated collection, including the most recent blockbuster adventure Bumblebee.

Highlights: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Transformers: The Last Knight, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Transformers, Bumblebee

Superheroes – on Sky Cinema and Sky Cinema Pass on NOW TV 21 September until 24 September

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse (Credit: Columbia Pictures)
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse (Credit: Columbia Pictures)

Feel inspired by the most iconic superhero films of the last few decades, featuring legendary heroes and villains capable of extraordinary good as well as evil. With such a vast range of films available, you are sure to find something for all the family.

Highlights: Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse, Shazam!, Spider-Man: Far From Home, Captain Marvel, Thor, Batman, Man of Steel

Lord of the Rings – 18 September to 20 September

A still from The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. (New Line/Warner Bros.)
A still from The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. (New Line/Warner Bros.)

Take a trip into the fantastical world of Tolkien’s Middle Earth, with the entire Lord of the Rings trilogy available at the click of a button.

Highlights: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Musicals – 7 September to 17 September

Albert Finney, Aileen Quinn, Carol Burnett and others on stage in scene from the film 'Annie', 1982. (Photo by Columbia Pictures/Getty Images)
Albert Finney, Aileen Quinn, Carol Burnett and others on stage in scene from the film 'Annie', 1982. (Photo by Columbia Pictures/Getty Images)

Musical classics including Grease, Annie and Funny Girl collide with new favourites like A Star is Born on Sky Cinema Musicals this month.

Highlights: Grease, A Star is Born, Funny Girl, Evita, Annie, Sister Act, Yesterday, Singin’ In The Rain, Hello Dolly!

TV

New in September

A Black Lady Sketch Show – stream every episode from 1 September

Written by the first all-black female writer’s room to champion African-American voices in comedy, this narrative series follows a variety of dynamic characters and storylines as they battle love, religion and mental health.

Two Weeks To Live available on Sky One and streaming service NOW TV from 2 September

Two Weeks To Live is a darkly comic tale of love and revenge born from a harmless prank that goes terribly wrong.

Kim Stokes (Maisie Williams), a strange young misfit who was just a little girl when her father died in murky circumstances. Following his death, her mother Tina (Sian Clifford) whisked her away to a remote rural life of seclusion and bizarre survival techniques. Now all grown up, Kim sets out into the real world for the first time to begin a secret mission of honouring her father’s memory. Meanwhile, socially awkward Nicky isn’t good at impressing girls, and when Kim walks into his and brother Jay’s local pub, it sets in motion a chaotic series of events that puts all their lives in danger.

The Third Day – stream weekly from 15 September

Jude Law as Sam in The Third Day. (Liam Daniel/Sky)
Jude Law as Sam in The Third Day. (Liam Daniel/Sky)

Jude Law stars in this Sky original mini-series, exploring a mysterious British island where the lines of reality and fantasy begin to blur, as island natives battle to preserve their traditions by any means necessary.

The Comey Rule – stream every episode from 30 September

Emmy winner Brendan Gleeson will portray President Donald Trump in The Comey Rule. (Sky)
Emmy winner Brendan Gleeson will portray President Donald Trump in The Comey Rule. (Sky)

Mini-series following the relationship between FBI Director James Comey (Emmy Award winner Jeff Daniels) and President Trump (Emmy Award winner Brendan Gleeson) during the first months of the Trump presidency.

FBI: Most Wanted - TBC

From the Emmy Award-winning creators of hit drama FBI, FBI: Most Wanted follows the Fugitive Task Force, who relentlessly track and capture criminals on the Bureau’s Most Wanted list.

9-1-1 Lonestar - TBC

From critically acclaimed writers Ryan Murphy and Brian Falchuk, a New York firefighter moves to Austin, Texas with his son and must learn to balance his professional duties to help the vulnerable, all while battling his own vulnerability.

Coming in October

Riviera S3

Following the death of her billionaire husband, Georgina (Julia Stiles) is now a rising star in international art restitution. Now based in Argentina with a new name, Georgia finds a new alliance in the carefree, charismatic and worldly Gabriel Hirsch (Rupert Graces).

The Secret Garden

Set in 1947, a young girl is orphaned and sent to live with her uncle (Academy Award winner Colin Firth) at his large Yorkshire estate, upon which she discovers a hidden magical garden.

The Invisible Man

After escaping her abusive ex-boyfriend, Cecilia (Emmy Award winner Elisabeth Moss) believes he faked his suicide and is hunting her in plain sight. Met with disbelief from friends and family, she takes matters into her own hands, with drastic consequences.

Bloodshot

Vin Diesel stars as Ray Garrison, a soldier killed in the line of duty and resurrected by a team of scientists as superhuman soldier Bloodshot, seeking revenge for the man that killed him and his family.