Bryan Cranston, Dennis Quaid will star in new shows for 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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