“ACTION NATION” High-Energy, Action-Packed Blockbusters on HBO

HBO Action Nation

From October 24 to November 21, get an adrenaline rush from high-energy box office favorites with Action Nation every Sunday night at 9:00 pm on HBO / HBO HD. These action-packed blockbusters are all brand new television premieres.

Two years have passed since Sam Witwicky saved the universe from a battle between warring races of robotic aliens. Despite Sam’s best laid plans to lead a normal university life, Megatron is back seeking revenge. And with more Decepticon® reinforcements on the way, Sam and the Autobots® may have more to deal with than meets the eye. Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox and Josh Duhamel return in TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN, the live-action follow up to the 2007 blockbuster premiering October 24.

From filmmaker Roland Emmerich comes an epic adventure about a global cataclysm that brings an end to the world as we know it. Joined by Chiwetel Ejiofor, Danny Glover, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton, Amanda Peet and Oliver Platt, John Cusack plays an academic researcher who leads a group of people in a fight to counteract these apocalyptic events as predicted by the ancient Mayan calendar. Never before has a year in history been so significant to so many cultures, religions, scientists and governments than 2012, premiering October 31.

A young crew, composed of Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana and Simon Pegg, begins their maiden voyage onboard the USS Enterprise and must find a way to stop an evil being whose mission of vengeance threatens mankind. Director J. J. Abrams revives the early days of James T. Kirk and his fellow USS Enterprise crew members at the Star Fleet Academy in STAR TREK, premiering November 7.

STAR TREK

An elite team of operatives known as the G.I. JOE takes on an explosive mission to fight a duplicitous arms dealer and a mysterious organization bent on plunging the world into chaos. The iconic action-figure mythology is brought to life in this high-octane blockbuster starring Channing Tatum, Marlon Wayans, Dennis Quaid, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Sienna Miller and Brendan Fraser. G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA is premiering November 14.

GI Joe

In an alternate 1985 where superheroes are part of everyday society, a ragtag group of retired costumed crime-fighters are reunited following the death of one of its veterans. Set in a period where tensions between the United States and Soviet Union have escalated the Cold War, masked vigilante Rorschach and his colleagues set out to uncover a plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. Director Zack Snyder brings the gritty graphic novel Watchmen by Alan Moore to life with the help of stars Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Patrick Wilson. WATCHMEN, which closes the Action Nation line up, is premiering November 21.

Don’t miss Action Nation every Sunday at 9:00 pm from October 24 to November 21, on HBO / HBO HD. Log on to www.hboasia.com for more information and play times.

[via Virtusio PR]