Hugh Jackman, Levi Miller, Garrett Hedlund and Rooney Mara are among the stars of the fantasy film “Pan.” Priscilla C. Shirer and T.C. Stallings headline the cast of the faith-based drama “War Room.” Tobey Maguire plays troubled real-life chess champ Bobby Fischer in “Pawn Sacrifice.” Those are among the movies that premiere on demand from Dec. 21 to Dec. 27, 2015. (Check with your cable or satellite provider for a lineup of on-demand channels on your system.) Here is a list of those movies and their on-demand premiere dates:
Dec. 22, 2015: “Pan” (Same day as DVD release; weeks before Netflix and Redbox releases), Rated PG.
The story of an orphan who is spirited away to the magical Neverland. There, he finds both fun and dangers, and ultimately discovers his destiny: to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan. Starring Hugh Jackman, Levi Miller, Garrett Hedlund and Rooney Mara.
For more info: “Pan” website
Dec. 22, 2015: “War Room” (Same day as DVD release), Rated PG.
Tony and Elizabeth Jordan have it all-great jobs, a beautiful daughter, and their dream house. But appearances can be deceiving. Tony and Elizabeth Jordan’s world is actually crumbling under the strain of a failing marriage. While Tony basks in his professional success and flirts with temptation, Elizabeth resigns herself to increasing bitterness. But their lives take an unexpected turn when Elizabeth meets her newest client, Miss Clara, and is challenged to establish a “war room” and a battle plan of prayer for her family. As Elizabeth tries to fight for her family, Tony’s hidden struggles come to light. Tony must decide if he will make amends to his family and prove Miss Clara’s wisdom that victories don’t come by accident. Starring Priscilla C. Shirer, T.C. Stallings, Beth Moore and Karen Abercrombie.
For more info: “War Room” website
Dec. 22, 2015: “Pawn Sacrifice” (Same day as DVD release; weeks before Netflix and Redbox releases), Rated PG-13.
In a gripping true story set during the height of the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer (played by Tobey Maguire) finds himself caught between two superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire. Also starring Liev Schreiber and Peter Sarsgaard, “Pawn Sacrifice” chronicles Fischer’s terrifying struggles with genius and madness, and the rise and fall of a kid from Brooklyn who captured the imagination of the world.
For more info: “Pawn Sacrifice” website
Dec. 22, 2015: “Sleeping With Other People” (Same day as DVD release), Rated R.
Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie star as two romantic failures whose years of serial infidelity and self-sabotage have led them to swear that their relationship will remain strictly platonic. But can love still bloom while you’re sleeping with other people? Writer/director Leslye Headland’s sexy romantic comedy co-stars Amanda Peet, Adam Scott, and Natasha Lyonne.
For more info: “Sleeping With Other People” website