Sony Crackle announced the Season 2 launch of Snatch, the addition of Minnie Driver to the Season 3 recurring cast of SuperMansion and unveiled a first-look clip of Mira Sorvino in her new role in StartUp, among other news at its upfront Tuesday in New York City. Here are some of the highlights:
Snatch star and executive producer Rupert Grint announced via a taped piece from the set in Spain’s Costa del Sol, that the series’ second season will debut in September. The streaming network also released a first-look clip (see below).
The streaming service released a first-look clip of Sorvino (see below) in her recurring role in season three of StartUp. She plays NSA Agent Rebecca Stroud who has come to investigate ArakNet. The series is set to return in November.
Driver has been added to the Season 3 recurring cast of Emmy-nominated stop-motion animated comedy series SuperMansion. She’ll voice Debbie Devizo, Dr. Devizo’s ex-wife and former League of Freedom team member. Her character will be introduced this fall.
Sony Crackle also unveiled a development slate of scripted projects from Cameron Litvack (Quantico), Kevin Connolly (Entourage, Gotti), best-selling novelist Neal Shusterman and Jon Hurwitz (Cobra Kai, Harold and Kumar franchise). They include dramas Heart of Darkness, a reimagining of Joseph Conrad’s classic novel, executive produced by Cameron Litvack (also showrunner/writer), Branden Morgan and Tony Giglio; Hustle, created by Kenny Neibart (Entourage), starring Kevin Connolly (Entourage) and directed by Nick Cassavetes, and produced by produced by Kenny Neibart, Kevin Connolly, Nick Cassavetes, Chuck Pacheco, William Rotko, Douglas Banker, John Cheng and Yanni Hufnagel; Cry Victory, created and executive produced by novelist Neal Shusterman and his son Jarrod Shusterman and exec produced by Ruben Fleischer, David Bernad, Elias Gertler, Alison Rosenzweig, Michael Gaeta and Sean Jablonski; Limitless: Origins, based on the feature film, produced by Critical Content with Tom Forman, Andrew Marcus and Ray Ricord serving as executive producers; and the comedy Squad Goals Squad, written by Cooper Sukaly, who produces along with Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg and Matt Lottman.
The network also greenlit new unscripted shorts from Embassy Row and is partnering with NRG to develop a new eSports series.
In addition Sony Crackle announced the acquisition of the Nitro Circus’ “Action Figures” franchise, including the new movie, Action Figures 2, which will premiere in June. In addition to the movies, the network is adding five of Nitro Circus’ TV series, including Crazy Train, Nitro Circus Live, AmBADASSador, Oh Sh*t Moments and World’s First.
First-look clips, which include a teaser from Rob Riggle’s Ski Master Academy and comedy horror film Office Uprising starring Brenton Thwaites, are below.