By James Whittington, Thursday 23rd November 2023
Strap yourself in for a seasonal tsunami of action and suspense this December as LEGEND unwraps a six-pack of Channel premieres including ESCAPE PLAN 2, the second instalment of the electrifying franchise, with Sylvester Stallone and Dave Bautista once again starring. There's also a first showing for MAN DOWN, with Shia LaBeouf and Gary Oldman headlining this gripping, post-apocalyptic thriller...
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Posted on Tuesday 24th October 2023
Get ready to kick, punch and shoot your way through a star-studded season of explosive action premieres on LEGEND this November, including the UK TV premieres of James Cullen Bressack's tense, against-the-clock thriller HOT SEAT, starring Kevin Dillon and Mel Gibson, and his dazzling action cyber-thriller FORTRESS, starring Bruce Willis. From Monday 13th - Saturday 20th November there's an A...
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Posted on Sunday 24th September 2023
Watch out for plenty of star-studied thrills and spills on LEGEND, as the UK's most entertaining channel for action, suspense and Sci-Fi presents eleven premieres for October, including the UK TV premiere of ANTI-LIFE, an edge-of-your-seat sci-fi thriller with an (inter)stellar cast including Bruce Willis and John Suits. There also a welcome channel premiere for THE GUEST, a brilli...
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Posted on Tuesday 19th September 2023
LEGEND shoots from the hip this October as the wilder side of the western is laid bare in a six-shooter season of violent, controversial and revenge-fuelled showdowns. So be prepared for blood-drenched shoot-outs, outlaw adventures and bandits on the rampage as LEGEND goes way out West with a selection of contemporary Westerns, highlighted by the channel premiere of Ti West's IN...
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Posted on Tuesday 22nd August 2023
Watch out for a 'dirty dozen' on LEGEND, as the UK's most engaging channel for action, suspense and Sci-Fi presents twelve premieres for September, including the UK TV premiere of Adrian Bol's high stakes espionage thriller LEGACY OF LIES, starring John Wick: Chapter 4-star Scott Adkins. Superior crime and action movies feature this month with the Channel premieres for remarkable Brit true-crime story THE HATT...
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Posted on Wednesday 26th July 2023
August is an action-packed month on LEGEND, with gritty crime thrillers, electrifying epics, classic horror double-bills from the fifties and an alien-fighting Nic Cage, who stars in the UK TV premiere of JIU JITSU, a martial arts meets-sci-fi thriller. There is also a UK TV premiere for brutal Brit gangland heist thriller FREIGHT, which stars Billy Murray and Craig Fairbrass. There also Channel premieres for ca...
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Posted on Wednesday 21st June 2023
An unstoppable Stallone, a bad-cop Bruce Willis, and classics from the beginning of genre cinema marks a memorable month of premieres on LEGEND, highlighted by the UK TV premieres of the star-filled action thrillers A CERTAIN JUSTICE, starring Dolph Lundgren and Vinnie Jones, and THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME starring Tom Berenger and Bruce Dern. Fans of American rapper 50 Cent can...
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Posted on Tuesday 20th June 2023
This month's celebrated Vintage Vault selections on LEGEND are all examples of early franchise horror from the great days of the movies, spanning the thirties and forties. It was in 1931 that the horror film really came together as a film genre at Universal Pictures, when Tod Browning directed Bela Lugosi as a suavely purring vampire Count in Dracula and James Whale put Boris Karloff in flat head and big boots as the...
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Posted on Tuesday 30th May 2023
Ahead of Legend's UK TV Premiere of revenge thriller NEVER LET GO on Saturday June 3rd, director Howard J Ford reflects on a near family tragic experience, the importance of locations and returning to his horror genre roots. LC: Your nail-biting revenge thriller NEVER LET GO is having its channel premiere on LEGEND, excited or what? HJF: It's always exciting to know one of your movies is going to be on the t...
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Posted on Tuesday 23rd May 2023
Female avengers, waring brothers and a coffin-bound Ryan Reynolds spearheads and dangerously heart-racing May line-up on LEGEND, highlighted by the UK TV premieres of Howard J. Ford's award-winning child-abduction horror drama NEVER LET GO, revenge Western ANY BULLET WILL DO, action thriller ACTS OF VENGEANCE, starring Antonio Banderas and British action-adventure war film MERCENARIES. Plus, there ...
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Posted on Tuesday 25th April 2023
Sociopathic drivers, haunted soldiers and a vengeful Nicholas Cage, spearhead an action-packed May line-up on LEGEND, highlighted by the UK TV premieres of Western psychological thriller WAR ON THE RANGE and compelling suspense actioner VENGEANCE, starring Nicholas Cage. Plus, there are Channel premieres for HIDDEN AGENDA, starring a gun-toting, high-kicking Dolph Lundgren, suicide mission drama LAST PASSENGER,...
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Posted on Wednesday 22nd March 2023
THE VINTAGE VAULT continues to brighten up Sunday nights with its popular classic horror double-bills, including the Channel premiere of cult sci-fi comedy mystery THE TERRORNAUTS, starring Simon Oates, Charles Hawtrey and Patricia Hayes. You can also journey into the history of 60s genre cinema with Jack The Ripper thriller A STUDY IN TERROR (1965), psycho horror BLACK TORMENT (1964), DR TERROR'S HOUSE OF...
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Posted on Monday 6th March 2023
The action-packed drama, He Who Dares is coming to Legend on Saturday the 11th at 9pm. In the movie, six SAS soldiers are sent to rescue the British Prime Minister's daughter, who is being held hostage in a multi-story car park wired to explode if anyone interferes. Directed and co-written by Paul Tanter the movie pushes all the buttons you'd want an action/adventure to press ...
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Posted on Saturday 25th February 2023
THE VINTAGE VAULT continues to haunt Sunday nights with its popular classic genre double-bills, headed up this month by the Channel premiere of Sidney Hayers' notorious British cult classic, CIRCUS OF HORRORS. Here's what the VINTAGE VAULT has lined-up for March: March the 5th brings sci-fi shudders to your screens starting with THE MONOLITH MONSTERS. A meteor crashes in the desert, leavin...
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Posted on Tuesday 21st February 2023
Urban drama, murderous soldiers and ruthless avengers provide a menacing and mesmerising March line-up on LEGEND, headed up by the Channel premiere of Ralph Nelson's controversial, anti-racist masterpiece SOLDIER BLUE. There are also UK TV premieres for twisty who-dunnit WESTERN WORLD and MEMORIAL DAY, Samuel Fischer's painfully emotional war drama. Plus, there are Channel premieres for Brit ...
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Posted on Sunday 29th January 2023
THE VINTAGE VAULT continues to light up Sunday nights with its popular classic genre double-bills so here's what we have planned for you: On Sunday the 5th we begin with IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE. John Putnam (Richard Carlson), an amateur astronomer, is looking at the skies with his fiancee, schoolteacher Ellen Fields (Barbara Rush), when they see what looks like a huge meteor crash into the desert....
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Posted on Thursday 19th January 2023
Dangerous outlaws, crazed serial killers and murderous aquatic beasts haunt a fearsome February line-up on LEGEND, headed up by the UK TV premiere of JESSE JAMES THE UNSTOPPABLE OUTLAW, a thrilling Western in which the famous cowboy takes on the deadliest ride of his life. Plus, there are Channel premieres for serial killer thriller THE FACTORY, starring John Cusack, BRAKE, a dark action drama starring S...
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Posted on Friday 30th December 2022
The Legend Vintage Vault in January has double-bills packed with tension, thrills and good old-fashioned scares. Here's what we have lined-up for you: New Year's Day has the first showing of THE ASPHYX at 9pm. Utilising an experimental photographic device, a scientist (Robert Stephens) captures what appears to be the image of the Asphyx-the ancient Greek spirit of the dead. With the help of his adopted...
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Posted on Tuesday 20th December 2022
Demented scientists, deranged doctors and avenging heroes kick off the New Year on LEGEND, headed up by the UK TV premieres of RED a dark thriller based on Jack Ketchum's novel, starring Brian Cox and Robert Englund and tough action/drama SEAL TEAM VI: JOURNEY INTO DARKNESS, which depicts an elite counter-terrorism team's incursion into Iraq four days prior to Operation: Desert Shield. There are also Channel premieres for sci-fi horror THE LAWNMOWER MAN, which is based on a Stephen King short story and stars Pierce Brosnan, its sequel, LAWNMOVER MAN 2: BEYOND CYBERSPACE and Brit action crim...
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Posted on Tuesday 15th November 2022
December evenings will be full of mystery, madness and murder as LEGEND presents a seasonal selection of horror, sci-fi and action movies, headed up by the UK TV premiere of stirring Canadian western Lonesome Dove, based on the true story of the founding of the Lonesome Dove Church and starring Tom Berenger. Plus, there is a Channel premiere for Beware My Brethren (aka The Fiend), R...
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Posted on Thursday 20th October 2022
November weekends will be daring, dangerous and deadly as LEGEND presents a bumper month of horror, sci-fi and action movies, headed up by the UK TV premieres of Doron and Yoav Paz's unnerving, original Israeli terror experience The Golem and Eric Bress's grisly Brit supernatural horror film Ghosts of War. Plus, there is a Channel premiere for John McTiernan's compelling chiller Nomads, starrin...
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Posted on Tuesday 18th October 2022
Live like a legend on LEGEND! From Monday 17th October, William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, David Hasselehoff and Chuck Norris take over the airwaves on LEGEND in a newly created weekday action-packed line-up from 5pm - 9pm. This fantastic small-screen trip through the decades kicks off in the 60s with Star Trek: The Original Series, Gene Roddenberry's iconic creation where we follow Kirk and his crew figh...
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Posted on Tuesday 20th September 2022
October weekends will be haunting, horrifying and hair-raising as Legend presents a premiere-packed month of must-see movies, headed up by the Channel premiere of The Devil-Ship Pirates on the 1st. This rare Hammer swashbuckler, stars Christopher Lee as Captain Robeles, a Spanish privateer in charge of the galleon 'Diablo'. When he realises that Drake has won the battle of Arm...
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Posted on Sunday 21st August 2022
Friday and Saturday nights in September on Legend are premiere-packed, headed up by the UK TV premiere of Doug Liman's (director of The Bourne Identity, Edge of Tomorrow), deadly psychological thriller The Wall, staring John Cena and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. There are also Channel premieres for horror-mystery The Final Wish, dark comedy vampire horror The Shed, Walter ...
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Posted on Tuesday 2nd August 2022
Horror Channel continues its transformation into new channel Legend with a heady mix of classic horror, sc-fi, thriller, action, fantasy and suspense titles. Saturday nights on Legend in August get trigger-happy, with four action-packed premieres, including the UK TV premiere of Code Name: Geromino, John Stockwell's explosive military thriller starring Tom Sizemore. There are also channel premieres for An Eye For An Eye, Michael D. Moore's classic Western revenge drama starring Robert Lancing and Slim Pickens, Buffalo Bill & The Indians, Robert Altman's acclaimed revisionist Western sta...
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Posted on Tuesday 7th June 2022
Legend is the channel for people who want to indulge in their favourite genre classics. From action to thriller, suspense to sci-fi, we guarantee to keep everyone on the edge of their seat. Legend is available on Sky channel 148, Virgin Media channel 192, Freeview channel 69 and Freesat channel 137.
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