Bryan Cranston, Dennis Quaid will star in new shows for Crackle

Bryan Cranston and Dennis Quaid will star in new shows for streaming service Crackle

Streaming video channel Crackle is adding a new animated series starring Bryan Cranston and a one-hour scripted drama with Dennis Quaid.

The new shows were announced Tuesday at the Sony-owned channel's upfront presentation to advertisers in New York.

Cranston will provide the voice for the leader of a group of has-been superheroes in a stop-motion animated comedy called  "Supermansion." The 13-episode series will premiere in the fall.

Cranston was at the Crackle upfront last year to tout a film-noir-style live-action comedy called "Tightrope." But that series never appeared.

Quaid is the star of "The Art of More," a drama set in the world of premium auction houses. The 10-episode series is set to premiere in the winter.

Crackle also announced a July 16 premiere date for "Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser," its made-for-digital sequel to the 2001 theatrical that starred David Spade. It has also started development on a second digital feature, a sequel to "Dead Rising: Watchtower." The film franchise is based on a hit video game.

Crackle set a premiere June 6 premiere date for the new season of Jerry Seinfield's "Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee." Guest stars will include Bill Maher, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Stephen Colbert, Steve Harvey, Jim Carrey and newly named "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah.

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