Upfronts 2015: Crackle Orders First Scripted Drama

Streaming Network to Schedule Programs Alongside VOD Content
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New York – In a bid to compete with Netflix, Amazon and Hulu in the streaming world, Crackle has ordered its first hour-long scripted drama.

The ad-supported streaming network has given a 10-episode order for The Art of More, with Dennis Quaid attached to star. The drama focuses on the underbelly and surprisingly cutthroat world of premium auction houses. Kate Bosworth will also star.

Crackle’s second new series is a stop-motion animated series SuperMansion from Seth Green his Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, which produced Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken. The animated comedy stars Bryan Cranston as an aging superhero who leads a group of has-been heroes struggling to stay relevant.

Read more at Broadcastingcable.com.

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