Watch Gerard Butler’s thrilling escape from danger in the action-packed film Kandahar, coming exclusively to Lionsgate Play this month

Get ready for a heart-pounding cinematic experience as Lionsgate Play presents the highly anticipated premiere of Kandahar. Streaming this October 20, 2023. This gripping action-drama film follows CIA Black Ops agent Tom Harris, played by Gerard Butler (Greenland, Angel Has Fallen, 300). Moreover, he is with his Afghan interpreter Mo, played by Navid Negahban (TV’s Homeland, 24, Legion).

When a whistleblower exposes Tom’s involvement in the destruction of an Iranian nuclear facility, he becomes a target of deadly forces. Tom must fight against time to reach safety. With just 30 hours to make it to the airport in Kandahar, Afghanistan, he forms an unlikely alliance with Mo. He has tragic past that fuels his disdain for bloodshed. As they navigate treacherous terrain and evade relentless pursuers, Tom and Mo’s friendship becomes a beacon of hope amidst the chaos.

Kandahar has made history as the first Western movie filmed entirely in Saudi Arabia.

“That was an exceptionally unique place to film and live. From the second I arrived there, I knew it was special. I’d seen photos of the area of course, and I knew it looked amazing, but just the energy there is what really takes you by surprise… I loved being in Al’Ula and discovering Saudi Arabia In my time off, I spent time just seeing the history, the nature. But in terms of a canvas to film on, there’s so much personality there, and it’s so dynamic. The location adds a whole other character in the movie.

Talking about the experience filming in the city of Al’Ula, Gerard Butler said.

About the film’s premiere on Lionsgate Play

“Lionsgate Play is all about bringing high-quality entertainment to our subscribers, and Kandahar is a perfect addition to our library. With this movie, we are proud to present a thought-provoking film that showcases the talents of Gerard Butler and Navid Negagban. It’s a high-octane film that will keep audiences on the edge of their seats until the very end, and we’re very excited to take Filipino viewers on that journey. ”

Lionsgate Philippines General Manager Cecille Mariño said

Catch Kandahar exclusively on Lionsgate Play this October 20. Mark your calendars! 10 days to go before this exclusive and explosive drop. #WatchDifferent #PlayMoreBrowseLess #Lionsgate #LionsgatePlay #Kandahar ♬ original sound – Lionsgate Play PH

Where to watch Kandahar in the Philippines?

About Lionsgate Play

Lionsgate Play, a premium streaming service from Lionsgate India and Starz, offers bespoke quality content to its users. It boasts premium and curated content including Premieres, billion-dollar Franchise Movies and binge-worthy Box Sets. Lionsgate Play is accessible to consumers in the Philippines via the app. For a monthly subscription cost of PHP 79, the titles can be streamed with a PLDT Home account.

About PLDT Home

PLDT Home is trusted by Filipinos to deliver the fastest internet connection and future-ready innovations to their homes. It is the only telco in the Philippines that has received the most prestigious “Fastest Fixed Internet, Five Years In a Row” award at the Ookla® Speedtest Awards™ 2022 – a first for PLDT and the Philippines. Enabling moments that bring the family closer together, PLDT Home offers unli-entertainment including Lionsgate Play and its library of award-winning titles.


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