SONY CRACKLE ANNOUNCES THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21 PREMIERE DATE FOR "THE OATH" SEASON TWO
The Original Drama Series Executive Produced by Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson, Returns to the Free Streaming Network with Ryan Kwanten, Katrina Law, Cory Hardrict, Christina Milian, J.J. Soria and Leona Lewis
Culver City, CA, November 29, 2018 -- Sony Crackle announced today that season two of the original drama series "The Oath," from executive producer Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and his G-Unit Film and Television Inc. and creator/executive producer/writer Joe Halpin, will return to the free streaming network with 8 all-new episodes on Thursday, February 21. The network also released first-look images from the new season.
"The Oath" explores a world of gangs made up of those sworn to protect and defend. Shedding light on corrupt and secret societies nearly impossible to join, only the chosen few make the cut - and once inside, members do what they must to shield each other from enemies who attack from both outside and within their own ranks. The sophomore season of the action-packed drama finds the Ravens attempting to free themselves from their debt to the cartel. Themes including redemption and the meaning of family are examined in season two pushing the characters to find a new path, conquer their inner demons and giving them one last chance to reclaim their lives as their own - all while trying to protect the ones they love in the process.
Christina Milian ("Be Cool," "Grandfathered"), Leona Lewis, Zulay Henao, Kevin Connolly (also a director), Erik King ("Dexter," "Oz"), Richard Burgi ("Desperate Housewives," "General Hospital"), Sebasti�n Zurita ("Todo Mal," "Si Yo Fuera Tu"), Russell Wong ("Escape Plan 3") and Carlos Sanz ("Stronger") join the returning ensemble cast featuring Ryan Kwanten ("True Blood") also a producer, Cory Hardrict ("The Outpost," American Sniper,"), Katrina Law ("Sacred Lies, "Training Day"), and J.J. Soria ("Animal Kingdom," "The Fosters").
Also returning for season two are: Elisabeth R�hm ("Law & Order," "The Last Ship") as Agent Aria Price, Michael Malarkey ("The Vampire Diaries") as Foster, Isaac Keys ("Get Shorty") as G., Andrew Howard ("Watchmen," "Hatfields and McCoys," "Limitless") as Kraley, J. Anthony Pena ("Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G," "Lucifer") as Carl, Kim Delaney ("NYPD Blue," "Army Wives," "Chicago Fire") as Abigail Beach, Isabella Rivera-Gandulla ("Speed Kills") as Veronica and Braulio Castillo as cartel lawyer Victor Moreno and father to Lourdes, who is portrayed by Isabel Arraiza ("Driven").
Created by Joe Halpin ("Hawaii Five-O," "Secrets and Lies"), a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputy in South Central for 17 years, 12 of which as an undercover officer, the series takes ?an unforgiving look at the lives of those willing to risk it all, to have it all. "The Oath" is executive produced by Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and his G-Unit Film & Television Inc., Dennis Kim, Todd Hoffman, Anne Clements, and Joe Halpin who is also creator, writer and showrunner. Ryan Kwanten and Frances Lausell return as producers along with co-executive producer Jeff T. Thomas.
Filmed in Puerto Rico, directors for this season include Kevin Connolly, Jeff T. Thomas ("Blindspot," "Wayward Pines") and Scott Mann ("Heist").
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About Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson
50 Cent, born Curtis James Jackson III, is an award-winning rapper, entrepreneur, actor and producer from Queens, New York. Recognized as one of the most talented and prolific music artists of his time, the Grammy Award winner rose to fame with his record-shattering debut album, Get Rich or Die Tryin' and has since sold more than 30 million albums worldwide and been awarded numerous prestigious accolades. Jackson has leveraged his star power to cross over with unparalleled success as an entrepreneur, actor and producer. From Get Rich or Die Tryin' being one of the fastest selling albums in history to creating one of the most influential deals in hip-hop with the sale of Vitaminwater, Jackson continues to break records. He currently has the critically-acclaimed #1 show on Starz, "Power," in which he not only co-stars but also serves as executive producer and director leading into season six.
Jackson has carved out a thriving television and film career as both a best in class producer and star. In 2005, he founded G-Unit Film & Television, Inc. which has produced a wide variety of content across numerous platforms and sold a myriad of shows to various networks. Among these is "Power," which premiered in June 2014. In October 2018, Jackson and Starz/Lionsgate closed an unprecedented deal for Jackson's G-Unit Film & Television, Inc. The partnership, touted as among the most significant deals to date for an Executive Producer in premium television will focus on expansion of the POWER universe, new scripted and non-scripted development, feature and gaming/interactive development via Lionsgate. He also has in development new projects for the network, including "Vanguard," "BMF. "
Additional credits include the variety show "50 Central" on BET and two dramas for Sony Crackle "The Oath," the networks most-watched new original series and "RPM," which is currently in development. Jackson's successful film career has included roles in several blockbusters: most recently "Den of Thieves" co-starring opposite Gerard Butler, which Jackson has signed on to produce the sequel along with Butler. Jackson has also appeared in Antoine Fuqua's boxing drama "Southpaw," alongside Jake Gyllenhaal and "Spy" with Melissa McCarthy, and reprised his role in "Escape Plan 2."
The exceptional businessman serves as CEO of G-Unit Records, which he founded in 2003 and has since signed a host of multi-platinum artists. Jackson continues to dominate the charts with hits like the recently released "Still Think I'm Nothing," and he is continuously recording new music.
Jackson continues to extend his brand, which encompasses a broad spectrum of businesses including: footwear and apparel, fragrance, video games, publishing, headphones, Le Chemin du Roi champagne, vodka, health drinks, Casper mattresses, Genies avatars and supplements.
About Sony Crackle
Sony Crackle is the only free, ad-supported streaming service that combines premium Original programming with curated blockbuster library titles hand-picked for its core audience of connectors: a coveted audience whose gaming consoles and streaming devices are their gateway to entertainment. Located on the lot of one of Hollywood's most iconic studios, Sony Crackle is the launchpad for Original hits like "The Oath," "Snatch," "StartUp" and "SuperMansion." With a team that spans some of the best of entertainment, tech, data science and gaming, Sony Crackle has surpassed 100M downloads to date and is available for free or as a paid service on over 25 devices and in 20 countries around the globe. For more information, go to www.sonycrackle.com or follow @SonyCrackle on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for real-time updates.