Free Streaming Network Crackle Announces New Originals, Exclusives, Movies, and Series for June
Highlights include the launch of documentary series “Promiseland,” starring NBA rookie Ja Morant as he navigates the perils of the 2019-2020 season.
[via press release from Crackle]
FREE STREAMING NETWORK CRACKLE ANNOUNCES NEW ORIGINALS, EXCLUSIVES, MOVIES, AND SERIES FOR JUNE, INCLUDING SEASON TWO OF CRACKLE ORIGINAL DOCUSERIES ‘GOING FROM BROKE’, CO-PRODUCED BY ASHTON KUTCHER AND CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL ENTERTAINMENT AND THE JA MORANT DOCU-SERIES ‘PROMISELAND’, AND CRACKLE AVOD EXCLUSIVE FEATURES ‘C.O.G.’ AND ‘ONE LAST THING’
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Crackle Plus, a Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (Nasdaq: CSSE) company and one of the largest operators of streaming advertising-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) networks, today announced the upcoming content releases planned for June.
Crackle Plus linear and VOD networks are available in the U.S. and can be accessed on 31 devices and services including Amazon FireTV, RokuTV, Apple TV, Plex, Redbox, Smart TVs (Samsung, LG, Vizio), gaming consoles (PS4 and XBoxOne), iOS and Android mobile devices and on desktops at Crackle.com. Crackle is also available in approximately 500,000 hotel rooms in the Marriott Bonvoy chain.
New Crackle Original in June
Going From Broke (Season 2) (New episodes every Thursday)
Crackle original series
From Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment and Executive Producer Ashton Kutcher comes season 2 of Going From Broke, a Webby Award-winning unscripted series focused on empowering people to overcome their crippling financial struggles. People are graduating from college with mounds of student and other debt and a shrinking pool of employment opportunities at their disposal. What makes matters worse is they lack the basic financial literacy to get themselves out of trouble. Going From Broke host Dan Rosensweig, CEO of Chegg, and financial expert Tonya Rapley work with young people to become the CEO of their own lives.
PROMISELAND (Part One premiering June 3rd)
Six episode Crackle original docu-series
Take an intimate journey with NBA rookie Ja Morant as he navigates the perils of the 2019-2020 season – not just a challenging year for live basketball, but for humanity. Apart from the suspension of his sport, the young point guard must grapple with a world utterly transformed by a global pandemic and the urgent call for racial justice. Guest stars include Carmelo Anthony, A’ja Wilson and more. Part Two drops June 17th!
New Crackle Exclusives in June
One Last Thing
Crackle AVOD exclusive feature
Wendell Pierce (Jack Ryan and The Wire) stars as Dylan Derringer, a lonely dentist in Florida who is encouraged by his dental assistant Jaime, played by Joanne Froggatt (Downton Abbey), to reunite with his long-lost daughter Lucy brought to life by Jurnee Smollett-Bell (Friday Night Lights, Underground and Birds of Prey) after years apart, sending him on an eventful and ultimately life-changing journey of discovery.
Crackle AVOD exclusive feature
Determined to suppress his homosexuality, a college dropout (played by Hamilton star Jonathan Groff) heads to Oregon, takes a job picking apples and, ultimately, finds religion.
New Channels Coming to Crackle in June
Old School Action Heroes
Kick it old school with the Crackle team and a huge cast of the toughest heroes to ever swagger into the frey! Get all the two-fisted fun you’re looking for with adrenaline-fueled titles like Drive Angry (Nicholas Cage), Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (Jean-Claude Van Damme), The Detonator (Wesley Snipes), and Blitz (Jason Statham).
Summer of Romance
Grab your significant other and spend a significantly wonderful time watching these heart-warming romance flicks! Get all the feels you need with passionate titles like The Prince & Me (Julia Stiles), All About You (Debbie Allen), Personal Effects (Ashton Kutcher), and Lights, Camera, Romance (Monica Moore Smith).
Turn up the heat to 11 as some of the strongest femme fatales in film and TV history burst their way onto the screen! Get your heart racing with scorching hot titles like Aeon Flux (Charlize Theron), Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (Angelina Jolie), the original gal-powered team Charlie’s Angels (Farrah Fawcett), and First Target (Daryl Hannah).
Horses, Of Course
There’s something about horses that allow them to charge straight into our hearts! Saddle up for excitement and adventure with these hooved heroes with untamed titles like Our Wild Hearts (Rick Schroder), Black Beauty (Mark Lester), Wild Horse Wild Ride (Alex Dawson), and Heartland (Amber Marshall).
June is Pride month and you can celebrate your pride with titles like Kinky Boots (Joel Edgerton), C.O.G. (Hamilton star, Jonathan Groff), The Ellen Show (Ellen DeGeneres), and the documentary Secret Disco Revolution.
Crackle Spotlight Titles in June
Nicolas Cage stars as an undead felon who breaks out of Hell to avenge his murdered daughter and rescue her baby from a vicious band of cult-worshipping savages.
WARRIOR tells the moving and inspirational story of the Conlon family, Brendan (Joel Edgerton), Tommy (Tom Hardy) and Paddy (Nick Nolte), who find redemption in the ring as they fight to repair themselves and their family.
Noah (premiering June 9th)
Noah (Russell Crowe) is chosen by God to undertake a momentous mission before an apocalyptic flood cleanses the world.
To stop an international terrorist, the memories and skills of a CIA operative (Ryan Reynolds) are implanted into the brain of a dangerous criminal (Kevin Costner).
A star-studded cast voices the wacky occupants (Eddie Murphy, Loretta Devine, Ja’net DuBois) of an inner-city housing project. The PJ’s debuts on Crackle as part of the launch of content from Kevin Hart’s LOL! Network!
An Eastern European tourist (Tom Hanks) unexpectedly finds himself stranded in JFK airport, and must take up temporary residence there.
That’s My Mama
Young, hip barber (Clifton Davis) in a black middle-class neighborhood is happy with his life as a bachelor – his mother (Theresa Merritt) has other ideas regarding his marital status.
The Kill Hole
The shadow of war follows a troubled Iraq War vet (Chadwick Boseman) as he is forced to pursue one of his own (Tory Kittles) into the Pacific Northwest wilderness to finally confront a war crime that has haunted them both.
A drag queen (Chiwetel Ejiofor) comes to the rescue of a man (Joel Edgerton) who, after inheriting his father’s shoe factory, needs to diversify his product if he wants to keep the business afloat.
Additional New Movies in June
10th & Wolf
12 Days of Giving
A Midnight Clear
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (premiering June 17th)
A Wing and a Prayer
A Year In The Blue: Inside The Airforce Academy
Abroad: Finding Faith
Adrenaline: Fear The Rush
Affion Crockett: Mirror II Society
All Star Comedy Jam: I’m Still Laughing
All-Star Comedy Jam: Atlanta
All-Star Comedy Jam: Dallas
All-Star Comedy Jam: Las Vegas
All-Star Comedy Jam: Orlando
All-Star Comedy Jam: South Beach
Anita: Speaking Truth to Power
Approaching The Unknown
Aries Spears: Hollywood, Look I’m Smiling
Bookworm & The Beast
Borderline (premiering June 17th)
Born Into Brothels: Calcutta’s Red Light Kids (premiering June 17th)
Buena Vista Social Club Adios
Coward Of The County (premiering June 17th)
Death And The Maiden
Decision of Faith
Demon City Shinjuku (premiering June 17th)
DeRay Davis: Power Play
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star
Down In The Valley
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
Eye of the Beholder
Farewell, My Lovely (premiering June 17th)
Flirting With Disaster
Gary Owen: True Story
Glastonbury (premiering June 17th)
Hell House LLC
I’ll Be There (premiering June 17th)
In Godfrey We Trust: 2020 Year In Review
In Order Of Disappearance
In The Fade
Jeff Who Lives at Home
Jungle Boy (premiering June 17th)
Just Getting Started
Legend of the Red Dragon
Legion of Honor
Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World
Love, Lost & Found
MacShayne: Final Roll Of The Dice (premiering June 17th)
MacShayne: Winner Takes All (premiering June 17th)
Magnificent Bodyguards (premiering June 17th)
Magnificent Warriors (premiering June 17th)
Man Friday (premiering June 17th)
Mike Epps Presents: Live From Club Nokia
Mikey (premiering June 17th)
Miles To Go Before I Sleep (premiering June 17th)
Murderball (premiering June 17th)
Nemesis 2: Nebula (premiering June 17th)
Nemesis 3: Prey Harder (premiering June 17th)
On Angel’s Wings
Operation Dames (premiering June 17th)
Overnight (premiering June 17th)
Please Stand By
Poor Boy’s Game
Prescription For Love
Princess Caraboo (premiering June 17th)
Retreat to Paradise
Sabotage (premiering June 17th)
Scents and Sensibility
Sent: The Life and Music by Father Stan Fortuna
Sex Killer (premiering June 17th)
Shaq and Cedric the Entertainer Present All-Star Comedy Jam
Showdown (premiering June 17th)
Southside With You
Super Size Me
The Burning Plain
The Dark Horse
The Dark Stranger (premiering June 17th)
The Dead Lands
The Kite Runner
The List (premiering June 17th)
The Marc Pease Experience
The Prophet’s Game (premiering June 17th)
The Tribe (premiering June 17th)
Unearthed and Untold: The Path to Pet Sematary
What the Waters Left Behind (premiering June 17th)
When Justice Fails (premiering June 17th)
Whitey: United States Of America V. James J. Bulger
Witch From Nepal (premiering June 17th)
Additional New T.V. Shows in June
Def Comedy Jam (Season 1, 8 episodes)
Def Comedy Jam (Season 2, 12 episodes)
Def Comedy Jam (Season 3, 12 episodes)
Def Comedy Jam (Season 4, 12 episodes)
Def Comedy Jam (Season 5, 12 episodes)
Def Comedy Jam (Season 6, 13 episodes)
Def Comedy Jam (Season 7, 12 episodes)
Heartland (Season 4, 18 episodes)
Heartland (Season 5, 20 episodes)
Heartland (Season 6, 20 episodes)
Spitting Image (Season 1, 10 episodes)
The PJs (Season 1, 13 episodes)
The PJs (Season 2, 18 episodes)
The PJs (Season 3, 12 episodes)
William Shatner’s A Twist In The Tale (Season 1, 15 episodes) (premiering June 17th)
World’s Greatest Motivators (Season 1, 14 episodes) (premiering June 17th)
CRACKLE PLUS, A CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY
Crackle Plus owns and operates ad-supported VOD networks Crackle, Popcornflix and Chicken Soup for the Soul, making it one of the largest AVOD streaming platforms in the U.S. Crackle Plus has AVOD rights to over 11,000 films and 22,000 episodes of television series. Crackle Plus networks premiere at least one original and one exclusive program each month, differentiating it from other AVODs. Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE) owns Crackle Plus and also acquires and distributes video content through its Screen Media subsidiary and produces original long and short-form content through Halcyon Television, Landmark Studio Group, its Chicken Soup for the Soul Unscripted division and APlus Productions. Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. is a subsidiary of Chicken Soup for the Soul, LLC, which publishes the famous book series and produces super-premium pet food under the Chicken Soup for the Soul brand name.