Leading English movie channel HBO will premiere ‘Rush Hour 2’, starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker, on July 30 at 9 pm as a part of its franchise property, ‘The Big One’ which premieres blockbuster movies.
The first movie of the sequel, ‘Rush Hour’ had clinched a business of over $250 million worldwide in 1998. ‘Rush Hour 2’ is a comic-action film featuring Jackie Chan as Chinese inspector and Chris Tucker as an American detective who joins him to track down a ruthless gang responsible for producing counterfeit money.
Viewers can win a holiday weekend to Hong Kong and cash prizes by sending the secret password flashed during the movie via SMS or logging on to HBOasia.com.
HBO premieres the top blockbuster movies on television first in South Asia through exclusive licensing deals with four major Hollywood studios – Paramount, Sony Pictures Entertainment (Columbia/TriStar), Universal and Warner Bros.
Prime time viewing on HBO includes HBO The Big One, a special television event that premieres a mega blockbuster movie, HBO Saturday Nights, which premieres a new box office hit each week throughout the year; HBO Superstar Sunday, which showcases outstanding performances by Hollywood’s hottest stars in their most memorable roles. In addition, HBO features at least three-four new movies every month to offer viewers an interesting mix of Hollywood movies based on exciting themes.