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Explore the wonders of Eastern culture and history this Chinese New Year with STARZPLAY

  • Dubai News
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  • Dubai News

Explore the wonders of Eastern culture and history this Chinese New Year with STARZPLAY

Leading SVOD service in MENA region presents thoughtfully-curated content to celebrate everything Chinese on this occasion

Join the Chinese New Year celebrations and explore China’s rich culture and history with a broad vary of content that goes from the historical to the fantastical, only on STARZPLAY, the leading SVOD service in the MENA region.

In Shanghai Noon, Chinese martial arts legend Jackie Chan performs bumbling Chon Wang, who works as an Imperial guard in the Forbidden City. When Princess Pei Pei is taken hostage, Wang pursues her captors to the wild frontier land of Nevada, where he meets good-natured thief and occasional cowboy Roy O'Bannon (Owen Wilson). Action, adventure and hilarity take place in the hit film that spawned an equally successful sequel, Shanghai Knights, also available on STARZPLAY.

Delve into the world of the fantastical with legendary director Yimou Zhangwith The Great Wall. Set in historical China, the movie follows a crew of European mercenaries who stumble upon a secret army that keeps and defends the Great Wall of China in opposition to a horde of monstrous creatures. The all-star cast is led by Matt Damon, Jing Tian and Willem Dafoe.

An ancient epic The Bombing from director Xiao Feng. Set at the time of World War II, 5 distinct Chinese people combat their way through Japanese Air Force assaults to safeguard an important military machine in Chongqing, 1940. The Chinese-produced blockbuster stars Bruce Willis, Ye Lieu and Seung-heon Song.

And due to the fact STARZPLAY is the go-to preference for viewers of all ages; children can take part in the Chinese New Year’s celebration by being introduced to one of China’s national, and most famous, animals: the giant panda, with the Disney Nature’s documentary Born in China, which makes for an ideal viewing for the whole family.

And speaking of pandas, everyone’s favourite cuddly (and unlikely)hero, Po, is there with another round of humorous adventures in the animated hit Kung Fu Panda 3, where he ought to face two huge epic, however different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to home. And if one film is not sufficient to get your Po dose, don’t leave out on his continuing adventures in the animated series Legends of Awesomeness, with each seasons currently on hand on STARZPLAY in English and Arabic.

Available in 20 countries throughout the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan, with more than 10,000 hours of content which includes premium movies, exclusive and Arabic series, STARZPLAY has also secured its place as the number one player in the MENA region.