Big Stars on the Small Screen

23 March 2017
Take a look at the big names that are embracing the small screen on M-Net 101.
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Big names have come to M-Net 101 and we’re taking a look at the stars that brought the magic from the big screen right into your homes.

Nicole Kidman
She had Bruce Wayne falling to his knees in Batman Forever, dazzled us in Moulin Rouge, and had an adventure with Hugh Jackman in Australia. This multi-award-winning actress has had many other outstanding roles. She can now be seen playing the eccentric Celeste Wright on M-Net’s riveting drama, Big little Lies on Wednesdays at 21:30.

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Reese Witherspoon
Reese won our hearts as the naïve girl next door on Cruel Intentions. She then shined as the feisty Elle Woods on Legally Blonde and its sequel. Over the years she has given superb performances in several acclaimed movies. Catch her alongside fellow actress Nicole Kidman and another of Hollywood’s finest, Shailene Woodley, as power mom Madeline Mackenzie on Big Little Lies.

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LL Cool J
He started with a rap career and then jumped onto the movie scene with blockbusters such as In Too Deep, Mind Hunters, and the action-packed sports drama, Any Given Sunday. Watch him take on serious criminals in LA alongside fellow actor Chris O’Donnell on NCIS: LA Season 8 on Thursdays at 19:30.

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Oliver Platt
He has been embracing the big screen for decades with earlier performances in Working Girl and Married to the Mob. He also helped Robin Williams become a “human” in Bicentennial Man and got up close with deadly crocodiles in Lake Placid. Now see him excel as Dr. Daniel Charles in Chicago Med Season 2 on Tuesdays at 21:30.

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Famke Janssen
She got her telekinetic powers on as the sensational Dr. Jean Grey in the X-Men franchise. Then she watched Liam Neeson use his particular set of skills in the Taken movies. Watch her develop her own set of skills in the crime thriller, The Blacklist: Redemption Season 1 on Wednesdays at 20:30.

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Paul Giamatti
He did his part in Saving Private Ryan, managed James J. Braddock in Cinderella Man, and then took on notorious gangsters in Straight Outta Crompton. Watch him play the downright ruthless Chuck in Billions Season 2 on Mondays at 21:30.

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So sit back and relax with Hollywood’s finest right here on M-Net 101.