FREE STREAMING NETWORK CRACKLE ANNOUNCES NEW ORIGINALS, EXCLUSIVES, MOVIES, AND SERIES FOR APRIL, INCLUDING SEASON TWO OF CRACKLE ORIGINAL DOCUSERIES ‘GOING FROM BROKE’, CO-PRODUCED BY ASHTON KUTCHER AND CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL ENTERTAINMENT, AND CRACKLE AVOD EXCLUSIVE FEATURES ‘CAGEFIGHTER’ AND ‘EXIT PLAN’
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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 April.
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New Crackle Original in April
Going From Broke (Season 2) (Real-time segments premiering April 8th)
Season 2 of Going From Broke, co-produced by Ashton Kutcher and Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, features an innovative format to bring the stories of six young people embarking on a journey to a debt-free life during a time of pandemic-induced financial turmoil. During the six weeks of production of season 2, Crackle will shoot and air segments in “real time” taking audiences inside the dramatic process of financial transformation while inviting viewers to participate in the conversation via social media. The completion of the cast’s journey will be aired during the season 2 premiere on May 20.
New Crackle Exclusives in April
Cagefighter (Premiering April 1st)
Crackle AVOD exclusive feature
Reiss Gibbons (Alex Montagnani) is on the cusp of cementing himself as the greatest to ever step inside the LEGENDS cage. With five title defenses under his belt, and the support of coach and mentor Marcus (Chuck Liddell), Reiss has it all. But when Savvy promoter Max Black (Gina Gershon) pits him against pro wrestling super star Randy Stone (AEW Champ Jon Moxley) in the company’s first ever cross-promotional event, Reiss finds himself in the toughest fight of his life. With Luke Rockhold and Jay Reso.
Exit Plan (Premiering April 15th)
Crackle AVOD exclusive feature
Insurance claims investigator Max (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) follows the clues of a mysterious death to the remote Hotel Aurora, a unique and secretive facility that specializes in assisted suicide. His investigation uncovers disturbing revelations that force Max to question the very nature of life and death, and the realization that he may not be able to escape.
New Channels Coming to Crackle in April
The Crackle team gives you a one-two punch with these action-packed blockbusters of battle AND Hollywood legend Nicolas Cage! Get ringside seats with titles like Lords of War (Nicolas Cage), the Crackle exclusive feature Cagefighter (Gina Gershon), the Crackle original documentary feature Lennox Lewis: The Untold Story, and Against the Ropes (Omar Epps and Meg Ryan).
Sky’s The Limit
Looking for some content that will allow you to soar into a world of adventure? The Crackle team has your first-class ticket to begin your journey with titles like Air Force One (Harrison Ford), Galaxy Quest (Tim Allen), Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (Angelina Jolie), and Hanover Street (Harrison Ford).
The English Channel
Get ready to get your tea and crumpets on with this collection of hit UK films and shows. Your friends from Crackle will give you the full British experience with titles like Bramwell, Doc Martin, Brick Lane, and Bridget Jones’s Baby.
Family Movie Night
Pop that corn and gather the fam because we’ve got JUST the channel for your crew! Your Crackle family puts a little zip into the usual family flicks offerings with titles like Spy Kids 2 (Antonio Banderas), The Prince and Me (Julia Stiles), Big Top Pee Wee (Paul Reubens), and Going Ape! (Tony Danza).
Movies That Bite
Just because it’s now Spring doesn’t mean that can’t still be a little chill in the air. Let these creepy hits take a bite out of your evening with titles like 30 Days of Night: Dark Days, Wes Craven Presents: Dracula 2000, Young Dracula, and From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series.
Crackle Spotlight Titles in April
Lord of War (Premiering April 1st)
This film charts the rise and fall of Yuri Orlov (Nicolas Cage), from his early days in the early 1980s in Little Odessa, selling guns to mobsters in his local neighborhood, to his ascension through the decade of excess and indulgence into the early 90s, where he forms a business partnership with an African warlord and his psychotic son.
Air Force One (Premiering April 1st)
Harrison Ford is the President of the United States, a leader unyielding in his opposition to negotiating with terrorists. But when Russian neo-nationalists hijack Air Force One with the First Family on board the President’s beliefs and courage are put to the test.
Run All Night (Premiering April 2nd)
An aging hitman (Liam Neeson) is forced to take on his brutal former boss to protect his estranged son and his family.
Julius Caesar (Premiering April 1st)
If your commandment in this season is to get more Charlton Heston, the Crackle team is here to help! In this classic historical tale, the growing ambition of Julius Caesar (John Gielgud) is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus (Jason Robards). Cassius persuades him to participate in his plot to assassinate Caesar, but they have both sorely underestimated Mark Antony (Charlton Heston).
The Mexican (Premiering April 1st)
Jerry Welbach (Brad Pitt) is given two ultimatums: His mob boss wants him to travel to Mexico to get a priceless antique pistol called “The Mexican” or he will suffer the consequences. The other ultimatum comes from his girlfriend Samantha (Julia Roberts), who wants him to end his association with the mob.
Galaxy Quest (Premiering April 1st)
The alumni cast of a space opera television series (Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver) have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help. However, they also have to defend both Earth and the alien race from a reptilian warlord.
Cold Comes The Night (Premiering April 1st)
As the proprietor of a motel, Chloe (Alice Eve) is in financial trouble and has let Billy (Logan Marshall-Green), a corrupt cop, take advantage of her situation. One night, Topo (Bryan Cranston), a hardened Polish career criminal, stops over at the motel while en route to deliver cash to an unknown boss. A cloud of mayhem and murder descends on all involved.
From Dusk ‘Till Dawn: The Series (Premiering April 1st)
A Texas Ranger is in hot pursuit of the infamous Gecko brothers and their hostages. They all end up trapped in a desert bar secretly run by vampires and discover a dark conspiracy of the undead. Based on the hit Robert Rodriguez film series and you can catch the second and third installments of those films on Crackle now!
Bride and Prejudice (Premiering April 1st)
A modern adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel, Pride and Prejudice, that features the lives of four unmarried daughters in an Indian family. Starring Aishwarya Rai, the lovely former Miss World!
Head of State (Premiering April 1st)
When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam (Chris Rock) is unexpectedly picked as his replacement.
Additional New Movies in April
April Fool’s Day
Benefit Of The Doubt
Beyond The Spectrum
Beyond The Spectrum – Being Taken
Beyond The Spectrum – Humonoids
Beyond The Spectrum – Maussan’s UFO Files
Beyond The Spectrum – The Underground
Beyond The Spectrum – The Unwonted Sasquatch
Big Top Pee-Wee
Confused By Love
Daddy And Them
Damsels In Distress
Dracula: Lord of the Damned
Edges Of The Lord
Eight Summits: The Bill Burke Story
Fire In The Sky
Head Of State
Hellraiser III: Hell On Earth
Hellraiser IV: Bloodline
Hellraiser V: Inferno
Hellraiser VI: Hellseeker
Hellraiser VII: Deader
Hellraiser VIII: Hellworld
House Of Sand And Fog
Into Thin Air: Death On Everest
Michelle Obama: Forward Motion
Mother And Child
One Percent More Humid
Puff Puff Pass
Pusher III: I’m the Angel of Death (Premiering April 15th)
Rudy Ray Moore: Live at the Wetlands
Run All Night
Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow
Spy Kids 2: The Island Of Lost Dreams
Sunset Song (Premiering April 15th)
Terror’s Advocate (Premiering April 15th)
The Answer Man
The Girl from Monaco (Premiering April 15th)
The Prince and Me
The Quiet American
The Singing Detective
The Wrecking Crew!
Till Human Voices Wake Us
Tony Baker: Scaredy Cat
UFO Chronicles: Alien Technology
UFO Chronicles: Masters of Deception
UFO Chronicles: Pilot Encounters and Underground Bases
Additional New T.V. Shows in April
Bramwell (Season 1, 7 episodes)
Bramwell (Season 2, 8 episodes)
Bramwell (Season 3, 10 episodes)
Bramwell (Season 4, 2 episodes)
Celebrity Paranormal Project (Season 1, 8 episodes)
Deals From The Dark Side (Season 1, 13 episodes) (Premiering April 15th)
From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series (Season 1, 10 episodes)
From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series (Season 2, 10 episodes)
Ghost Stories (Season 1, 6 episodes)
Murder City (Season 1, episode 6) (Premiering April 15th)
Murder City (Season 2, episode 4) (Premiering April 15th)
Mysteries, Magic & Miracles (Season 1, 16 episodes) (Premiering April 15th)
Mysteries, Magic & Miracles (Season 2, 10 episodes) (Premiering April 15th)
On Death Row (Season 1, 4 episodes) (Premiering April 15th)
Sport Fishing TV (Season 1, 12 episodes)
Sport Fishing TV (Season 2, 12 episodes)
Strange Love (Season 1, 11 episodes)
The Greatest American Hero (Season 1, 8 episodes)
The Greatest American Hero (Season 2, 22 episodes)
The Greatest American Hero (Season 3, 13 episodes)
The Supernatural (Season 1, 3 episodes)
UFOs & Aliens (Season 1, 6 episodes)
Ultraviolet (Season 1, 6 episodes)
CRACKLE PLUS, A CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY
Crackle Plus owns and operates ad-supported VOD networks Crackle and Popcornflix and garners 50 million streams of its movies and TV shows per month, making it one of the largest AVOD streaming platforms in the U.S. Crackle Plus has over 80,000 hours of content available across all its networks, and premieres 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 Landmark Studio Group, its Chicken Soup for the Soul Originals division and APlus.com. Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment 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.