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DISH Network Debuts Megan Fox’s ‘Passion Play’ on Day of Theatrical Release

by Andrew

Posted on April 28, 2011

DISH TV Blog - Mickey Rourke Stars in Passion Play on DISH CinemaDISH Cinema on demand, is giving subscribers exclusive access to the brand new film 'Passion Play' starring Mickey Rourke, Bill Murray and Megan Fox on the same day that it hits theaters on May 6. The dramatic film will reveal a love story between a depression ridden jazz trumpeter (Academy Award Nominee, Rourke) and a beautiful carnival star with real wings, Lily (played by Megan Fox). Academy Award Nominee Bill Murray comes into the mix as a gangster trying to steal Lily's heart from the musician played by Rourke. Rent 'Passion Play' on DISH Network in crisp HD from May 6 - 16, so start planning your viewing party now for the premiere - plus you'll even save yourself a few extra bucks by making it a movie night in. In a recent press release, Dave Shull, senior vice president of Programming for DISH Network stated that: "DISH Cinema offers our customers the hottest Hollywood hits, and we're thrilled to deliver 'Passion Play' in HD on the same day it's available in theaters." He went on to say: "DISH Network is committed to giving our customers the best in-home movie experience. Not only do we offer movies simultaneously with the theatrical release, but also we give our customers access to a huge library of movies available 28 days before Netflix and redbox, as well as on the same day or prior to DVD release." DISH subscribers can rent 'Passion Play' for just $4.99 in standard definition and for a dollar more in stunning HD (channels 500-558). For updates on DISH Network deals and exclusive satellite TV specials, visit authorized DISH Network retailer, DISH Systems online or call 866-989-3474. Will you watch 'Passion Play' at home or in theaters? Would you like to see DISH Network offer more movies on the same day as their theatrical release date in the future?