May 2024 on Stan: The Tattooist of Auschwitz, Hacks Season 3 & More

The Tattooist of Auschwitz
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This May, Stan offers a diverse range of entertainment to its subscribers. From original series to returning favourites and must-watch movies, here’s a comprehensive overview of what’s in store.

“The Tattooist of Auschwitz”

Based on the bestselling novel by Heather Morris, “The Tattooist of Auschwitz” premieres on May 2. The miniseries tells the true story of concentration camp survivor Lali Sokolov (Harvey Keitel), who was tasked with branding fellow prisoners with identification numbers. Amidst the horrors of the camp, Lali finds love with Gita (Anna Próchniak). The series promises to be a tough but uplifting watch.

“Hacks” Season 3

The Emmy Award-winning comedy “Hacks” returns for its third season on May 3. Jean Smart reprises her role as washed-up Vegas stand-up Deborah Vance, who finds herself drawn back to her former intern, Ava (Hannah Einbinder), as they navigate the challenges of the comedy world.

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“We Are Lady Parts” Season 2

After a three-year wait, “We Are Lady Parts” returns for its second season on May 31. The riotous comedy follows an all-Muslim, female punk band as they navigate their musical journey. With director Nida Manzoor’s winning touch and the charming performance of Anjana Vasan, the series is sure to delight fans once again.

“RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars” Season 9

On May 18, “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars” returns with fan-favourite queens vying for a spot in the Drag Race Hall of Fame. Expect fierce competition, jaw-dropping runway looks, and plenty of laughter.

“Little Bird”

Premiering on May 15, “Little Bird” is a compelling series about Bezhig Little Bird, a victim of the Sixties Scoop in Saskatchewan, where Indigenous children were taken from their families and placed in foster homes. Told through parallel timelines, the show stars Darla Contois and Lisa Edelstein.

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Based on Sarah Pinborough’s thriller novel, “Insomnia” premieres on May 23. The series follows Emma Averill (Sienna Miller), who suffers from sleep deprivation and fears she’s losing her mind. As the story unfolds, Emma discovers that there may be more to her condition than meets the eye.

In addition to these highlights, Stan subscribers can continue to enjoy favourites like “Sullivan’s Crossing,” “All American,” “Walker,” “BMF,” “Love Triangle UK,” and “Patti Stanger: Matchmaker.”

For movie buffs, Stan offers a range of must-watch films in May, including “Anatomy of a Fall,” “Murder on the Orient Express” (2017), “The Fault in Our Stars,” “Hidden Figures,” “Mrs. Doubtfire,” “Braveheart,” “Teen Spirit,” and “Float.”

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