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The week ahead: 'Endless Love,' 'Lucky Them,' 'French Immersion' and more

Alex Pettyfer and Gabriella Wilde star in a remake of the 1981 romantic drama "Endless Love." Toni Collette is a music journalist looking for a long-lost rock star whom she used to date in "Lucky Them." Kevin Costner plays an assassin in the action thriller "3 Days to Kill." Those are among the movies that premiere on demand from May 26 to June 1, 2014. (Check with your cable or satellite provider for a lineup of on-demand channels on your system.)

"Endless Love"
Universal Pictures

Here is a list of those movies and their on-demand premiere dates:

May 27, 2014: “Endless Love” (Same day as DVD), Rated PG-13.

This remake of 1981's "Endless Love" stars Alex Pettyfer and Gabriella Wilde in the story of a privileged girl and a charismatic boy whose instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by her father trying to keep them apart. Also starring Robert Patrick, Bruce Greenwood, Rhys Wakefield, Dayo Okeniyi, Emma Rigby and Joely Richardson.

For more info: "Endless Love" website

May 27, 2014: “Bastards of Young”

In this dramedy directed and co-written by Josiah Signor, two early-30s couples celebrate their last annual Halloween party in New York, they must confront the absurdities and complications of early adult life which ultimately puts to test their already challenged relationships. Starring Greg Perri, Amelia Martin, Christopher Domig, Lucy Walters and Peter O'Leary.

For more info: "Bastards of Young" website

May 27, 2014: “French Immersion”

The comedy "French Immersion"(rom writer/director/producer Kevin Tierney) is the story of four Anglos from different parts of Canada, and one New Yorker, who come to St. Isidore-du-Coeur-de-Jésus, a remote town in Northern Québec, in order to learn French. Starring Olunike Adeliyi, Dorothée Berryman, Jean-Guy Bouchard, Pascale Bussières, Martha Burns, Robert Charlebois and Julie Caron.

For more info: "French Immersion" website

May 27, 2014: “Maryam”

In 1979, Mary, an Iranian-American teenager, pursues fun and romance in the suburbs. But her world is turned upside-down when her passionate, politically active cousin comes to live with the family at the same time that Americans are taken hostage in Iran. Based on actual events, "Maryam" offers a poignant look at prejudice and betrayal, in what was a tumultuous period for Iranians and Americans.

For more info: "Maryam" website

May 30, 2014: “Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas” (Same day as theatrical release)

An arresting medieval epic starring Mads Mikkelsen, "Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas" explores the high cost of vengeance. With the age of feudalism in decline, Europe rests at a tense crossroads between the old world and the new. Respected, well-to-do horse merchant Michael Kohlhaas is a loving husband and family man leading a peaceful existence, until a ruthless nobleman steals his horses, setting off a chain of irreversible events. Kohlhaas resorts to extremes after these crimes destroy his livelihood and trust in the law, igniting a rampage through the countryside in his quest for justice. Adapted from Heinrich von Kleist's 16th century novella, the story of Michael Kohlhaas is considered one of the first examples of modern literature.

For more info: "Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas" website

May 30, 2014: “Lucky Them” (Same day as theatrical release), Rated TV-MA.

More interested in partying and flirting with young musicians than work, veteran rock journalist Ellie Klug (played by Toni Collette) has one last chance to prove her value to her magazine’s editor: a no-stone-unturned search to discover what really happened to long-lost rock god Matthew Smith, who also happens to be her ex-boyfriend. Teaming up with an eccentric amateur documentary filmmaker (played by Thomas Haden Church), Ellie hits the road in search of answers.

For more info: "Lucky Them" website

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