Friday, January 13, 2017

Crackle Renews 'StartUp'; Sets Premiere Dates for 'Snatch' and 'SuperMansion'

During its presentation at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour, Crackle announced a second season renewal for drama StartUp and premiere dates for new drama Snatch and the new season of SuperMansion.

Season 2 of StartUp will once again include 10 episodes. Crackle is expecting it to return in Fall 2017. Series star Martin Freeman only had a one-year contract for the drama, but a deal is being worked out for him to return.

In addition to Freeman, the drama stars Adam Brody, Edi Gathegi, Otmara Marrero, Jocelin Donahue and Ashley Hinshaw.

Ben Ketai created the drama. He executive produces with Tom Forman, Andrew Marcus, Ray Ricord, Gianni Nunnari and Shannon Gaulding. Critical Content and Hollywood Gang Productions produce.

The 10-episode first season of Snatch - based on the movie of the same name - will premiere on Thursday, March 16 on the streaming service.

The drama centers on a group of 20-something, up and coming hustlers who stumble upon a truck load of stolen gold bullion and are suddenly thrust into the high-stakes world of organized crime. The group must quickly learn to navigate the treacherous waters of London's underworld as rogue cops, gypsy fighters, international mobsters and local villains descend.

The drama stars Rupert Grint, Luke Pasqualino, Lucien Laviscount, Phoebe Dynevor, Juliet Aubrey, Dougray Scott and Ed Westwick.

Alex De Rakoff developed the series and serves as showrunner for the first season.

The second season of SuperMansion will begin on Thursday, February 16.

The voice cast for the animated comedy includes Bryan Cranston, Tucker Gilmore, Keegan-Michael Key, Zeb Wells, Tom Root, Heidi Gardner, Jillian Bell, Clark Duke and Yvette Nicole Brown.

Matthew Senreich and Zeb Wells created the series. The executive produce with Cranston, Seth Green, John Harvatine IV and Eric Towner. Moon Shot Entertainment and Stoopid Monkey produce.