What's on TV: Sunday movies 2 August – 'Angel Has Fallen', 'John Wick 2' and more

If you need some distraction from the current state of affairs, here are a few suggestions from tonight's Sunday movie lineup. Turn to M-Net, Action Plus, eTV and SABC 3.

Sunday movie: M-Net 'Angel Has Fallen'

[b]'Angel Has Fallen'[/b] Plot


Authorities take Secret Service agent Mike Banning into custody for the failed assassination attempt of U.S. President Allan Trumbull. After escaping from his captors, Banning must evade the FBI and his own agency to find the real threat to the president.


Desperate to uncover the truth, he soon turns to unlikely allies to help clear his name and save the country from imminent danger.


On air: Sunday, 2 August, 20:05 on M-Net, Channel 101

[b]'Angel Has Fallen'[/b] trailer



[b][b][b][b]'Angel Has Fallen'[/b][/b][/b][/b] voice cast and characters

  1. Gerard Butler as Secret Service Agent Mike Banning, Clay's son and Leah's husband.

  2. Morgan Freeman as President Allan Trumbull, the current President of the United States[*]Jada Pinkett Smith as FBI Agent Helen Thompson[*]Lance Reddick as Secret Service Director David Gentry[*]Tim Blake Nelson as Vice President Martin Kirby, Vice President of the United States who is later revealed to be the mastermind.[*]Piper Perabo as Leah Banning, Mike's wife. [*]Nick Nolte as Clay Banning, a Vietnam-era Ranger/Tunnel Rat and Mike's estranged father who abandoned him at a young age. [*]Danny Huston as Wade Jennings, Mike's former Ranger teammate and the leader of Salient Global.[*]Frederick Schmidt as Travis Cole, head of security of Salient Global and Jennings' right-hand man.[*]Michael Landes as White House Chief of Staff Sam Wilcox[*]Joseph Millson as FBI Agent Ramirez[*]Ori Pfeffer as Secret Service Agent Murphy[*]Mark Arnold as CIA Director James Haskell


Movies Action Plus – 'John Wick: Chapter 2'

'[b][b][b][b][b][b][b]John Wick: Chapter 2[/b][/b][/b][/b][/b][/b]'[/b] Plot


Retired super-assassin John Wick's plans to resume a quiet civilian life are cut short when Italian gangster Santino D'Antonio shows up on his doorstep with a gold marker, compelling him to repay past favours.


Ordered by Winston to respect the organisation's ancient code, Wick reluctantly accepts the assignment to travel to Rome to take out D'Antonio's sister, the ruthless capo atop the Italian Camorra crime syndicate.


On air: Sunday, 2 August, 20:00 on M-Net, Channel 106

Watch: '[b][b][b][b][b][b][b]John Wick: Chapter 2[/b][/b][/b][/b][/b][/b]'[/b] trailer



[b][b][b]'[b][b]John Wick: Chapter 2[/b][/b][/b][/b]'[/b] main cast and characters

  1. Keanu Reeves as Jonathan "John" Wick, an ex-hitman

  2. Common as Cassian, Gianna's chief bodyguard[*]Ian McShane as Winston, the owner and manager of the Continental Hotel in New York, a key underworld figure[*]Laurence Fishburne as the Bowery King, an underground crime lord[*]Riccardo Scamarcio as Santino D'Antonio, a Camorra boss who forces Wick to perform an assassination[*]Ruby Rose as Ares, an assassin and Santino's mute security enforcer[*]Lance Reddick as Charon, the concierge at the Continental Hotel in New York[*]Bridget Moynahan as Helen Wick, John's deceased wife[*]John Leguizamo as Aurelio, the owner of a high-end chop shop[*]Claudia Gerini as Gianna D'Antonio, Santino's sister[*]Peter Stormare as Abram Tarasov, Viggo's brother, Iosef's uncle and a deskbound Russian gangster.[*]Franco Nero as Julius, the owner and manager of the Continental Hotel in Rome.

Sunday movie: eTV'[b][b]Iron Man[/b]'[/b]

'[b][b][b][b][b]Iron Man[/b][/b][/b][/b]'[/b] Plot


A billionaire industrialist and genius inventor, Tony Stark, is conducting weapons tests overseas, but terrorists kidnap him to force him to build a devastating weapon. Instead, he builds an armoured suit and upends his captors.


Returning to America, Stark refines the suit and uses it to combat crime and terrorism.


On air: Sunday, 2 August, 20:00 on eTV

Watch: '[b][b][b][b][b]Iron Man[/b][/b][/b][/b]'[/b] movie trailer



[b]'[b][b][b][b]Iron Man[/b][/b][/b][/b]'[/b] cast and characters

  1. Robert Downey Jr as Tony Stark / Iron Man

  2. Terrence Howard as James "Rhodey" Rhodes [*]Jeff Bridges as Obadiah Stane / Iron Monger [*]Shaun Toub as Ho Yinsen [*]Gwyneth Paltrow as Virginia "Pepper" Potts [*]Faran Tahir as Raza [*]Paul Bettany as J.A.R.V.I.S C[*]lark Gregg as Phil Coulson [*]Samuel L Jackson as Nick Fury [*]Jon Favreau as Happy Hogan


Sunday movie: SABC 3'Love & Other Drugs'

'[b][b]Love & Other Drugs[/b]' Plot[/b]


Handsome pharmaceutical salesman Jamie Randall always has good luck with women. A chance encounter with Maggie Murdock, a free-spirited Parkinson's patient, leads to a sexual relationship.


As Jamie and Maggie become closer, each must question if a serious commitment is in their future.


On air: Sunday, 2 August, 21:30 on SABC 3

Watch: '[b][b]Love & Other Drugs[/b]'[/b] movie trailer



[b][b]'[b][b][b][b]Love & Other Drugs[/b][/b][/b]'[/b][/b][/b] characters

  1. Jake Gyllenhaal as Jamie Randall

  2. Anne Hathaway as Maggie Murdock[*]Oliver Platt as Bruce Winston[*]Hank Azaria as Dr Stan Knight[*]Josh Gad as Josh Randall[*]Gabriel Macht as Trey Hannigan[*]Judy Greer as Cindy[*]George Segal as Dr James Randall


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