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STAN WEEKLY NEWS UPDATE

  • Academy Award® winner Nicolas Cage stars in the brand new Stan Original Film The Surfer.
  • Stan continues to be the exclusive home of the 81st Golden Globes, broadcasting live and on demand from 11am AEDT on January 8, only on Stan.
  • More mayhem to come. The Stan Exclusive Series Twisted Metal is renewed for season two. Every episode of season one is now streaming, only on Stan.
  • Return to the Cape one final time. The final season of Hightown premieres January 26, same day as the U.S., only on Stan.
  • The shocking rise and fall of Paolo Macchiarini. The brand new documentary Dr. Death Cutthroat Conman premieres December 22, same day as the U.S., only on Stan.
  • Ring in the holiday season. The CMA Country Christmas 2023 premieres today at 1pm AEDT, same day as the U.S., only on Stan.
  • See the first look images for the gripping hit-drama BMF, premiering March 1, same day as the U.S., only on Stan.
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ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER NICOLAS CAGE STARS IN THE BRAND NEW STAN ORIGINAL FILM THE SURFER.

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Starring Academy Award® winner Nicolas Cage (Dream Scenario, Leaving Las Vegas) alongside Australia's own Julian McMahon (Nip/Tuck) and Miranda Tapsell (The Dry), the Stan Original Film The Surfer has wrapped production in Western Australia. Directed by Lorcan Finnegan (Vivarium) and written by Thomas Martin, the psychological thriller follows 'the Surfer', a man who returns to Australia to buy back his family home after many years in the U.S. and is humiliated in front of his teenage son by a group of local surfers who claim ownership over the secluded beach. Wounded, he defies them and remains at the beach, demanding acceptance. As the conflict escalates he is brought right to the edge of his sanity and his entire identity is thrown into question. The Stan Original Film The Surfer has wrapped production in Western Australia.


WATCH THE 81ST GOLDEN GLOBES® LIVE AND ON DEMAND FROM 11AM AEDT ON JANUARY 8, ONLY ON STAN.

Stan will be the exclusive home of the 81st Golden Globes® for the second year running. Honouring the best of film and television, the Stan Original Series Poker Face and Stan Exclusive The Great celebrate nominations at this year’s Golden Globe® Awards for best actress in a musical/comedy series. The 81st Golden Globe® Awards will be live and on demand from 11am AEDT January 8 with red carpet arrivals, followed by the award ceremony from 12pm AEDT, only on Stan.


THE STAN EXCLUSIVE SERIES TWISTED METAL IS RENEWED FOR SEASON TWO. EVERY EPISODE OF SEASON ONE IS NOW STREAMING, ONLY ON STAN.

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From the twisted minds behind Deadpool and Zombieland, and starring Anthony Mackie (The Falcon and the Winter Soldier) and Stephanie Beatriz (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Encanto), Twisted Metal is renewed for season two. Based on the PlayStation cult classic video game, season one follows a motor-mouthed outsider (Mackie) who is offered a chance at a better life, but only if he can successfully deliver a mysterious package across a post-apocalyptic wasteland. The Stan Exclusive Series Twisted Metal is renewed for season two. Every episode of season one is now streaming, only on Stan.


THE FINAL SEASON OF HIGHTOWN PREMIERES JANUARY 26, SAME DAY AS THE U.S., ONLY ON STAN.

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Starring Monica Raymund (Bros, Chicago Fire, The Good Wife), the riveting crime drama Hightown returns for a third and final season. In season three, Jackie Quiñones (Raymund) is off the wagon and off the force, but that doesn’t stop her from careening into the dark underbelly of picture-perfect Cape Cod to save a missing woman and a murdered sex worker. Alliances are made and old loyalties are questioned in this beautiful but corrupt place where nothing is as it seems. The final season of Hightown premieres January 26, same day as the U.S., only on Stan.


THE BRAND NEW DOCUMENTARY DR. DEATH CUTTHROAT CONMAN PREMIERES DECEMBER 22, SAME DAY AS THE U.S., ONLY ON STAN.

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Based on the same true story as season two of Dr. Death, the brand new documentary Dr. Death Cutthroat Conman reveals the shocking rise and fall of Paolo Macchiarini, the superstar celebrity surgeon exposed as an international con man who left a trail of devastated patients to grapple with a nightmare. The brand new documentary Dr. Death Cutthroat Conman premieres December 22, same day as the U.S., only on Stan.


THE CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS 2023 PREMIERES TODAY AT 1PM AEDT, SAME DAY AS THE U.S., ONLY ON STAN.

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‘Tis the season for some country Christmas magic with the Country Music Association's 14th annual CMA Country Christmas. Featuring performances from country music favourites including CMA Entertainer of the Year Lainey Wilson, Zach Williams, Jordan Davis, Ashley McBride, Lady Antebellum and more. The CMA Country Christmas 2023 premieres today at 1pm AEDT, same day as the U.S., only on Stan.


SEE THE FIRST LOOK IMAGES OF THE BRAND NEW SEASON OF BMF, PREMIERING MARCH 1, ONLY ON STAN.

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The first look images of the gripping hit drama series BMF sees guest stars join the growing list of high-profile musicians and celebrities join the series, including Grammy Award winner Dominique “Lil Baby” Jones (It’s Only Me, 2022) musician and actress Saweetie (Bel-Air, Grown-ish) and Cynthia Bailey (Real Housewives of Atlanta). Season 3 sees Meech moving to Atlanta, where he hopes to build upon the BMF empire in the south that he and Terry fostered in Detroit and rise to the top of the Atlanta drug scene. The brand new season of BMF premieres March 1, same day as the U.S., only on Stan.


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