Wednesday, May 03, 2023

What's New on Paramount+ Australia in May 2023

Here's your guide to what's new on Paramount+ Australia in May 2023! Try Paramount+ for FREE at!

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Football in May
All Month Long

The Isuzu UTE A-League Finals get underway in May as teams battle it out in the Elimination and Semi Final Legs to secure a spot in the all-important Grand Final.

Internationally, Japan’s Urawa Red Diamonds will take on Saudi side Al Hilal in the second leg of the AFC Champions League

Final on Saturday, 6 May.

Fatal Attraction
Exclusive New Series
Premieres May 1 / New Episodes Weekly

The all-new Fatal Attraction series is a deep dive reimagining of the 1980s cultural touchstone Fatal Attraction through the lens of privilege, personality disorders, family dynamics and murder.

In the present day, after serving 15 years in prison for the murder of Alexandra Forrest (Lizzy Caplan), Daniel Gallagher (Joshua Jackson) is paroled with the goals of reconnecting with His family and proving his innocence.

In 2008, Dan first meets Alex and his world begins to unravel after their brief affair threatens to destroy the life he’s built with his wife, Beth
(Amanda Peet).

The series stars Joshua Jackson as Dan Gallagher, Lizzy Caplan as Alex Forrest, Amanda Peet as Beth Gallagher, Toby Huss as Mike Gerard, Brian Goodman as Arthur Tomlinson, Alyssa Jirrels as Ellen Gallagher and Reno Wilson as Detective Earl Brooker.

Confess, Fletch
New Comedy Feature
Premieres: May 2

In this delightful comedy romp, Jon Hamm stars as the roguishly charming and endlessly troublesome Fletch, who becomes the prime suspect in a murder case while searching for a stolen art collection.

The only way to prove his innocence? Find out which of the long list of suspects is the culprit–from the eccentric art dealer and a missing playboy to a crazy neighbour and Fletch’s Italian girlfriend. Crime, in fact, has never been this disorganised.

Death’s Roulette
New Thriller Feature
Premieres: May 5

Death’s Roulette, directed by and starring Manolo Cardona (Narcos, Who Killed Sarah?) follows the story of seven strangers connected by a dark past. The strangers wake up in a mansion in the middle of nowhere and learn they are part of a twisted game. They will have 60 minutes to choose one person to die; otherwise, all of them will. As the clock ticks down, the most lurid secrets will come to light, and they will discover they are all connected by a dark past.

Directed by Manolo Cardona and written by Julieta Steinberg, Gavo Amiel, and Manolo Cardona, the Spanish-language film stars Manolo Cardona, Maribel Verdú, Carla Adell, Juan Carlos Remolina, Adriana Paz, Dagoberto Gama, and Fernando Becerril.

Paws Of Fury: The Legend Of Hank
New Animated Feature / Nickelodeon Movie
Premieres: May 9

A down-on-his-luck hound Hank (Michael Cera) finds himself in a town full of cats who need a hero to defend them from a ruthless villain’s (Ricky Gervais) evil plot to wipe their village off the map. With help from a reluctant teacher (Samuel L. Jackson) to train him, our underdog must assume the role of town samurai and team up with the villagers to save the day. The only problem… cats hate dogs!

The exciting action-adventure also stars Mel Brooks, George Takei, Aasif Mandvi, Gabriel Iglesias, Djimon Hounsou, Michelle Yeoh, Cathy Shim and Kylie Kuioka.

Five Bedrooms, Season 4
Exclusive New Season
Premieres: May 14 / New Episodes Weekly

Five Bedrooms Season Four picks up just weeks after we last left Liz (Kat Stewart), Ben (Stephen Peacocke), Heather (Doris Younane), Ainsley (Katie Robertson), Harry (Roy Joseph) and Simmo (Johnny Carr), in the season three finale.

Simultaneous bombshells are set to disrupt the delicate ecosystem in the house, with a surprise financial windfall, two graduations, two milestone birthdays, a catastrophic loss, and an abrupt funeral.

Our housemates will emerge very different people, but will the ties between them hold?

New Horror Feature
Premieres: May 16

After witnessing a bizarre, traumatic incident involving a patient, Dr. Rose Cotter (Sosie Bacon) starts experiencing frightening occurrences that she can’t explain. As an overwhelming terror begins taking over her life, Rose must confront her troubling past in order to survive and escape her horrifying new reality.

The groundbreaking psychological thriller stars Sosie Bacon (Scream: The TV Series), Jessie T. Usher (Dangerous Lies), Kyle Gallner (A Nightmare on Elm Street), Robert Weigert (The Undying) and Caitlin Stasey (Bridge and Tunnel), with Kal Penn (The Sisterhood of Night) and Rob Morgan (The Unforgivable).

The Family Stallone
Exclusive New Series
Premieres: May 18 / New Episodes Weekly

After playing some of the most legendary characters in cinematic history, three-time Academy Award nominee Sylvester Stallone is ready to give cameras access to what he would consider the greatest role of his lifetime: dad.

This new series starring Stallone’s three daughters, wife and himself offers a seat at the table of one of Hollywood’s most famous families.

Ghosts of Beirut
Exclusive Limited Series
Premieres: May 20

Ghosts Of Beirut is a four-part spy drama based on one of the greatest espionage stories of modern times: the manhunt for Imad Mughniyeh, the elusive Lebanese terrorist who outwitted his adversaries in the CIA and Mossad for over two decades.

The limited series, which features an innovative narrative approach augmented by deep journalistic research and documentary elements, reveals the origins of 21-year old Mughniyeh (also known as “The Ghost”) who emerged from obscurity and was responsible for more American deaths than any other individual prior to 9/11.

Told from the American, Israeli and Lebanese perspectives, the series traces Mughniyeh’s origins from the Shiite slums of South Beirut to his masterminding of the concept of suicide bombers, a deadly tactic that led to his swift rise as the world’s most dangerous terrorist.

Based on extensive research of still-classified events, the drama spans decades and weaves in first-hand, real-life interviews with prominent officials from the CIA and Mossad, connecting the turmoil of 1980s Beirut with the spy games of the modern Middle East.

The Infernal Machine
New Horror Feature
Premieres: May 23

Bruce Cogburn (Guy Pearce), a reclusive and controversial author of the famed book, The Infernal Machine, is drawn out of hiding when he begins to receive endless letters from an obsessive fan.

What ensues is a dangerous labyrinth as Bruce searches for the person behind the cryptic messages… forcing him to confront his past and ultimately revealing the truth behind The Infernal Machine.

Corpo Libero (The Gymnasts)
Exclusive New Series
Premieres: May 26 / New Episodes Weekly

Based on Italian author Ilaria Bernardini’s bestselling novel Corpo Libero, the six-episode series revolves around a team of elite female teenage gymnasts engaged in an international competition high up in the snowy Italian Alps.

During what is the most important week of their lives, rivalries are fierce and relationships become complex as the young athletes vie for a chance at making the Olympic team.

Tensions and obsessions escalate until it is revealed that one of the competitors is dead and the police suspect murder.

Exclusive New Series
Premieres: May 27

From Nickelodeon, Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years is the first-ever SpongeBob SquarePants spinoff. The CG-animated prequel series follows 10-year-old SpongeBob SquarePants and his pals during summer sleepaway camp where they spend their time building underwater campfires, catching wild jellyfish and swimming in Lake Yuckymuck at the craziest camp in the kelp forest, Kamp Koral.

Kamp Koral: Spongebob’s Under Years features Tom Kenny (SpongeBob), Bill Fagerbakke (Patrick), Rodger Bumpass (Squidward), Clancy Brown (Mr. Krabs), Carolyn Lawrence (Sandy) and Mr. Lawrence (Plankton) reprising their iconic roles. Carlos Alazraqui (The Casagrandes, Rocko's Modern Life) and Kate Higgins (Blaze and the Monster Machines) join as new characters Nobby and Narlene, narwhal siblings who live in the woods surrounding the camp.

The Ex-Wife
Brand New Season
Premieres: May 28

The Ex-Wife is based on the hit psychological thriller of the same name. Newly married Tasha has the perfect house, a loving husband and a beautiful little girl, but her husband’s ex-wife seems intent on staying in the picture. When Tasha returns home one day to find her life turned upside down, she realises that the dream she is living may be about to turn into a nightmare.

The thrilling series stars Céline Buckens (Showtrial) who stars as Tasha, Tom Mison (Sleepy Hollow) as Jack, Tasha’s charming husband, and alongside Jack is Jen, the ever-present ex-wife, played by Janet Montgomery (New Amsterdam). Jordan Stephens (Feel Good) is Tasha’s old friend Sam.

Triangle Of Sadness
New Comedy Feature
Premieres: May 30

Oscar nominated Triangle of Sadness is an internationally co-produced satirical black comedy written and directed by Ruben Östlund in his English-language feature film debut.

The film follows, Carl and Yaya, a couple of influencers, who are invited to a luxury cruise ship alongside a group of out of touch wealthy people. The situation takes an unexpected turn when a brutal storm hits the ship.

Triangle Of Sadness stars Harris Dickinson, Charlbi Dean, Dolly de Leon, Zlatko Burić, Henrik Dorsin, Vicki Berlin, and Woody Harrelson.

The Visitor
New Horror Feature
Premieres: May 31

When Robert and his wife move to her childhood home, he discovers an old portrait in the attic of a man who looks just like him. He soon travels down a frightening rabbit hole as he tries to discover the true identity of his mysterious doppelgänger, only to realise that every family has its own terrifying secrets.

The Visitor is an American psychological horror film directed by Justin P. Lange and written by Adam Mason and Simon Boyes. The film stars Finn Jones and Jessica McNamee. Jason Blum serves as an executive producer.

Original source: TV Blackbox.

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