West Palm Beach, FL – October 3, 2017 – Ultra Film, the first HD movie network offering the best in modern films from around the world, dubbed or originally produced in Spanish for the U.S. Latino audience, announced the network premiere of nine adrenaline-packed movies starring well-renowned international stars, including the premiere of Maneater on October 31st.
“This year, we are building up the excitement leading to Halloween night, featuring an array of critically-acclaimed productions featuring high-profile actors, including Peter Fonda, Gary Busey, Neve Campbell, Brad Garrett and Academy Award Winner F. Murray Abraham, as well as Panamanian superstar Ruben Blades, stated Jesús Piñango, Director of TV Content Strategy at Olympusat. “Halloween is one of the most popular celebrations in Latin America. Therefore, I’m confident that these films are going to enjoy great success.”
To celebrate the most frightening month of the year, Ultra Film will feature nine contemporary star-packed movies that range from rip-roaring action to gripping drama and thrillers. The new premieres are:Last Call, Finish Line, Gleason, Grave Misconduct, Grizzly Rage, The Maldonado Miracle, Lone Riderand Maneater.
October 8th at 10 p.m. EST
Director: Henry Bromell
Cast: Jeremy Irons, Neve Campbell, Natalie Radford
Synopsis: Based on a true story, Renowned writer F. Scott Fitzgerald is living the last months of his life with his youthful secretary, confidant, and protégé who later wrote a memoir of their time together.
October 10th at 10 p.m. EST
Director: Gerry Lively
Cast: Samuel Page, Scott Baio, Taylor Cole
Synopsis: Minor league stock car racer Mitch Camponella gets closer to his NASCAR dreams when he's hired as a private mechanic to a millionaire importer. But Mitch's ambition comes with a heavy price when he realizes that his new boss is a dangerous fire arms smuggler.
October 15th at 10 p.m. EST
Director: Howard Deutch
Cast: Brad Garrett, Saul Rubinek, Gretchen Egolf
Synopsis: The story begins at the height of Gleason's career, a man who apparently has everything a man would ever want: women, money and extraordinary power. However, he is terribly haunted by memories of his childhood.
October 17th at 10 p.m. EST
Director: Armand Mastroianni
Cast: Chrystal Bernard, Vincent Spano, Dorian Harewood
Synopsis: A librarian takes advantage of the suicide of a crime novelist, stealing one of his unprinted manuscripts and publishing it with her own name. While the novel becomes a success, a series of murders identical to those narrated in the book begin to take place. She is now forced to find the culprit to avoid being involved in the case.
October 22nd at 10 p.m. EST
Director: David DeCoteau
Cast: Tyler Hoechlin, Graham Kosakoski, Brody Harms
Synopsis: After accidentally killing a bear cub while celebrating graduation in the woods, four teens become the target of a seemingly unstoppable Grizzly bear.
The Maldonado Miracle
October 24th at 10 p.m. EST
Director: Salma Hayek
Cast: Peter Fonda, Mare Winningham, Rubén Blades
Synopsis: Salma Hayek’s directoral debut. A ramshackle town strikes tourism gold when a local statue of Jesus seems to shed tears of blood, convincing most residents that a miracle has happened.
October 29th at 10 p.m. EST
Director: David S. Cass Sr.
Cast: Lou Diamond Phillips, Stacy Keach, Vincent Spano
Synopsis: Bobby Hattaway, a heroic soldier, returns home after the Civil War. Soon after his return, he finds out that his father is in debt with a ruthless Stu Crocker. Although this was his childhood friend, Bobby will have no choice but to face him.
October 31st at 10 p.m. EST
Director: Gary Yates
Cast: Gary Busey, Ty Wood, Diana Reis
Synopsis: A sheriff must face the threat posed by a Bengal tiger that is dismembering and devouring human bodies in the forest, causing panic and despair throughout the region. On the other hand, there seems to be a mysterious connection between the fearsome beast and a child.
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