or


[12/20/16 - 03:32 PM]
Video: Crackle Releases Trailer & Key Art for New Original Film, "Mad Families," Starring Charlie Sheen & Leah Remini
The project centers on three families - one Hispanic, one African American, one Caucasian - who find themselves annoyingly sharing the same campsite during a busy Fourth of July holiday weekend.

[via press release from Crackle]

CRACKLE RELEASES TRAILER AND KEY ART FROM NEW ORIGINAL FILM, MAD FAMILIES, STARRING CHARLIE SHEEN, LEAH REMINI, FINESSE MITCHELL AND NAYA RIVERA

Multi-generational Comedy Premieres Thursday, January 12, 2017

Written by Fred Wolf and David Spade, Sheen also serves as Executive Producer

CULVER CITY, Calif. (December, 20, 2016) - Crackle, Sony's streaming service, today released the trailer and key art from the network's new original film, Mad Families, premiering on Thursday, January 12, 2017. The comedy stars Charlie Sheen, who also serves as executive producer; Leah Remini ("King of Queens," "The Talk"); Finesse Mitchell ("Roadies," "Brother's in Atlanta") and Naya Rivera ("Glee," "Devious Maids").

Directed and produced by Fred Wolf (Drunk Parents, Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser), from a script by Wolf & David Spade, Mad Families centers on three families - one Hispanic, one African American, one Caucasian - who find themselves annoyingly sharing the same campsite during a busy Fourth of July holiday weekend. After realizing it was all because of a silly booking error, no one volunteers to vacate. So, they try to cohabitate peacefully, but shortly thereafter, madness ensues. From there, the male family members turn to a series of outlandish camp competitions to determine the one family who gets to stay.

As the hysterical contests occur, the brassy, biting Charlie Jones (Charlie Sheen) begins to take the lead in learning what's really important in life.

Leah Remini ("King of Queens," "The Talk") plays Charlie's step-mother, Cheyenne. The film also stars: Finesse Mitchell ("Roadies," "Brother's in Atlanta"), Juan Gabriel Pareja ("Goliath"), Charlotte McKinney (Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser), Naya Rivera ("Glee," "Devious Maids"), Chris Mulkey (Whiplash, "CSI: Cyber"), Clint Howard ("Arrested Development," "Key & Peele"), Chanel Iman (Dope), Barry Shabaka Henley ("Brother's in Atlanta," "Better Call Saul"), Lil Rel Howery ("The Carmichael Show"), Tiffany Haddish ("The Carmichael Show"), Efren Ramirez ("Eastbound and Down," Napoleon Dynamite) and Danny Mora ("Chop Shop," McFarland, USA).

The project marks the second union between Crackle and Wolf, who wrote (with David Spade) and directed, Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser, for the network. The film, which starred Spade, was the first ever digital sequel to a major motion picture and went on to garner more than 2 million views in the first two and a half weeks of streaming on the network.

Mad Families builds on Crackle's growing slate of scripted original programing, including the original movies: Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser and Dead Rising: Watchtower, starring Jesse Metcalfe, Virginia Madsen and Rob Riggle. Original dramas include "StartUp," starring Martin Freeman, Adam Brody, Edi Gathegi and Otmara Marrero; "The Art of More," starring Dennis Quaid, Kate Bosworth, Christian Cooke and Cary Elwes, which returned for its second season on November 16th; and the upcoming "Snatch," based on the iconic British film and starring Rupert Grint, Dougray Scott, Luke Pasqualino and Lucien Laviscount. Other programming on the streaming network includes the stop-motion animated comedy series "SuperMansion," with Bryan Cranston, Seth Green, Keegan-Michael Key, Chris Pine and Jillian Bell - which Key and Pine recently received Emmy(R) nominations for in the Character Voice-Over Performance category, and the upcoming special "SuperMansion: War on Christmas" which premiered on December 8th; Crackle's weekly live game show series "Sports Jeopardy!" with Emmy(R) award-winning sportscaster Dan Patrick; and its flagship award-winning series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" with Jerry Seinfeld, which recently wrapped up its eighth season and received an Emmy(R) nomination this year for Outstanding Variety Talk Series, marking the first-ever digital series nomination in this category and the first time the show was nominated outside the short-form category.

Follow @Crackle and @MadFamilies for real-time updates.

About Crackle

Crackle, a unit of Sony Pictures Television, programs movies, popular TV shows, original series and feature films for the worlds connected audience. Available in 21 countries on every screen, Crackle is always freely accessible with no subscription required. The streaming TV network houses a robust library of original programming available anytime, anywhere on every connected device. Follow @Crackle on twitter for real time updates. For additional information, please go to www.crackle.com





  [december 2016]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent video | view all posts
[04/19/17 - 01:05 PM]
Video: Freeform Releases First-Look Trailer for Upcoming Drama Series "The Bold Type" Produced by Joanna Coles
"The Bold Type" will have a special two-hour premiere on Tuesday, July 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/19/17 - 01:03 PM]
Video: Freeform Releases First Trailer and Photo from Upcoming Marvel Television Series "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger"
The network has ordered 10 one-hour episodes slated to debut early 2018.

[04/19/17 - 01:02 PM]
Video: Freeform Releases First Trailer for New Comedy Series "Alone Together" from The Lonely Island
"Alone Together" is a half-hour, single-camera comedy starring Esther Povitsky and Benji Aflalo.

[04/19/17 - 09:36 AM]
Video: Fudge Yeah! Kimmy's Back in the Official Trailer for "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" Season 3!
All 13 half-hour episodes of "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" Season 3 will launch globally on Friday, May 19.

[04/19/17 - 08:24 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer for "The Keepers"
The seven-part docu-series details the unsolved murder of a nun and the horrific secrets and pain that linger nearly five decades after her death.

[04/19/17 - 08:16 AM]
Video: What Is a Girlboss? - "Girlboss" Premieres on Netflix Friday, April 21
Britt Robertson, Sophia Amoruso and Kay Cannon from the upcoming comedy series dish on what is a Girlboss in this all-new video.

[04/18/17 - 08:30 AM]
Video: Don't Miss the Fun on the Premiere of "The F Word with Gordon Ramsay," Wednesday, May 31, on FOX
Based on his hit U.K. series of the same name, each distinctive and fast-paced hour will combine good food and good cooking with Ramsay's passion, energy and humor into a one-of-a-kind live series.

[04/17/17 - 05:04 AM]
Video: Starz's "Outlander" Season Three Teaser Trailer Released
Book Three is set to premiere in September 2017 and will include 13 episodes based upon the third of eight books in Diana Gabaldon's international best-selling Outlander series.

[04/15/17 - 09:30 AM]
Video: Teaser Trailer for Final Season of Disney XD's "Star Wars Rebels" Promises Big Surprises Ahead
Promising an action-packed storyline that left fans eager for more, executive producer Dave Filoni delivered news of the show's must-see conclusion alongside the voice cast of the entire Ghost crew.

[04/14/17 - 06:01 AM]
Video: Watch the New Trailer from TNT's "Animal Kingdom"
The second season of "Animal Kingdom" is slated to launch Tuesday, May 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[04/13/17 - 09:00 AM]
Video: First Full Trailer Released for the Final Trip of BBC America's "Orphan Black"
The final trip begins Saturday, June 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/11/17 - 03:30 PM]
Video: 1st Look at Spike TV's "The Mist," Based on a Story by Stephen King, Premieres 6/22
The 10-episode series stars Morgan Spector, Alyssa Sutherland, Gus Birney, Danica Curcic, Okezie Morro, Luke Cosgrove, Darren Pettie, Russell Posner, Dan Butler, Isiah Washington, Jr. and Frances Conroy.

[04/11/17 - 07:32 AM]
Video: "Orange Is the New Black" - Season 5 First Look
Netflix has released the heart-stopping first moments back in Litchfield in this :60 second first look clip from the premiere episode of season five.

[04/10/17 - 09:06 AM]
Video: Trailer for Jill Soloway's New Series "I Love Dick" Now Available
Kevin Bacon and Kathryn Hahn star in the series, due Friday, May 12 on Amazon.

[04/10/17 - 07:30 AM]
Video: Survive. Together... "Sense8" Season 2 Trailer Is Now Available!
The second season of "Sense8" launches globally on Netflix on Friday, May 5.