NewFronts 2013: Crackle Sets Two Feature-Length MoviesRenews Three Series; Orders Three More 5/03/2013 8:40 AM Eastern
Multiplatform network Crackle unveiled its 2013 programming slate, which includes three new series and two feature-length digital movies, during its NewFront presentation Friday morning in New York.
The two movies are the thriller Extraction and the sequel to the David Spade comedy Joe Dirt.
Extraction follows a U.S. Black Ops team member who ends up as the sole survivor of a botched prisoner extraction mission and must find a way out of a maximum security prison in Russia. It stars Danny Glover, Vinnie Jones and Sean Astin. Written and directed by Tony Giglio, it's produced by Ranger 7 Films. The Joe Dirt sequel will star Spade as the title character, picking up where the movie left off.
Crackle also greenlit three new original series: crime drama Stand Street, musical documentary Play It Forward (working title) and action series Cleaners. Strand Street and Cleaners were given six-episode orders while Play It Forward was ordered for six to eight episodes.
Crackle also ordered second seasons of Comedians Getting in Cars With Coffee, The Bannen Wayand Chosen (which won't premiere until early 2014).