Inflight entertainment

10 entertainment highlights onboard in September

Flying during September? With more than 200 films and 500 hours of TV onboard Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon flights, it’s hard to know what to watch first

Here are the best moments, stories and trivia from this month’s onboard programming.

1. Deadpool makes friends

As star, co-producer and co-writer, Ryan Reynolds worked harder than anyone to promote Deadpool 2. In addition to numerous online ads, Reynolds also put in an appearance in character on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.

2. Imagined in Hong Kong

South Korean thriller Believer is the official remake of Drug War, directed by Hong Kong’s very own Johnnie To. See the stylish trailer for Believer below.

3. Tour the Millennium Falcon

Star Wars fans know that the Millennium Falcon in the Star Wars series originally belonged to Lando Calrissian before it became Han Solo’s ship. Donald Glover, who plays Calrissian in Solo: A Star Wars Story, takes viewers on a tour of the ship.

4. Welcome to The Trading Floor

Produced by superstar Andy Lau, The Trading Floor is the first Chinese-language series from Fox Networks Group. Watch the trailer below and see all five episodes of season one onboard this month.

5. Jane Fonda on Book Club

Appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Jane Fonda reveals how Don Johnson came to play her love interest in comedy Book Club.

6. The heist of American Animals

American Animals tells the incredible story of an ambitious art heist staged by four university students. See the trailer below.

7. Amy Schumer on feeling pretty

In I Feel Pretty, Amy Schumer plays a woman who sees herself as a gorgeous woman after suffering a head injury. The comedian and actor talks about confidence, body image and online backlash in the interview below.

8. Adrift takes the leap

Director Baltasar Kormakur describes how one of the most difficult shots in Adrift was created.

9. Say hello to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Nominated for six Emmy Awards – including Outstanding Comedy Series – The Mrs. Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is a witty series about a woman breaking into a stand-up comedy career in 1950s New York City. See the trailer below.

10. What’s next?

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Incredibles 2, Rick and Morty (Season 3), Ocean’s 8, KCON 2018, The Good Doctor and more.

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