Crackle, Sony's video streaming service, premieres its latest original
TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - When "Mother" has a problem, gorgeous,
highly-trained contract killers Veronica and Roxie get the call in the
new action-thriller series Cleaners, available since Oct. 3 only on Sony's Crackle, the free video streaming service. Cleaners is currently the #1 show on Crackle.
In the series opener, "Just the Tip," Veronica (Canadian actress
Emmanuelle Chriqui: Entourage, You Don't Mess With The Zohan), and Roxie (Emily Osment: Two And A Half Men, Hannah Montana) are assigned to make a mystery delivery for their boss, Mother (Gina
Gershon: Curb Your Enthusiasm, Ugly Betty). But the job goes bad when they find a surprise in the trunk of their
car — a surprise that makes them the target of a hit squad and the FBI.
David Arquette (Scream, Never Been Kissed) stars as FBI Agent Frank Barnes, caught between the killers and … the
Cleaners is the latest original series to premiere on Crackle, which streams
original programming along with content from a large library of
full-length movies and TV series. It follows last month's release of Extraction, the first original feature film from Crackle. Extraction was released in September 2013 and follows a US Black Ops team member
and the only survivor of a botched prisoner extraction mission. The
movie stars Danny Glover, Vinnie Jones, Sean Astin, Jon Foo and was
written and directed by Tony Giglio.
"Crackle offers consumers a premium, programmed entertainment experience
across all platforms," said Phil Lynch, Senior Vice President, Digital
Networks at Sony Pictures Television. "We're excited about the
opportunity to work with such high profile talent, and combining
award-winning original content with an extensive library of uncut
full-length movies and television episodes."
Cleaners also features Missi Pyle (The Artist, Big Fish), Nathan Keyes (The
Kings of Summer) and Clifton Collins Jr. (Pacific Rim, Star Trek).
It is written and directed by Paul Leyden (The Factory) and produced by
Full Clip Productions and Sam Worthington.
Watch Cleaners here.
Crackle, Inc. is a multi-platform next-generation video entertainment
network that distributes digital content including original content and
full-length traditional programming from Sony Pictures' vast library of
television series and feature films in addition to the libraries of
other studios. Crackle is one of the fastest growing entertainment
destinations on the Internet, mobile and over-the-top devices, offering
audiences high-quality programming in a variety of genres, including
comedy, action, sci-fi, horror and music. Crackle reaches an impressive
audience through its diverse online and mobile distribution network.
Crackle is available in the US, Canada, UK, AU, Latin America and
Brazil. Visit Crackle's site at www.crackle.com and follow on Twitter at @CrackleCanada
SOURCE: Crackle, Inc.
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