Mix of Hollywood blockbusters, award-winning independent films, classic TV series and handpicked exclusive and original content
COS COB, Connecticut, July 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE), one of the largest ad-supported video-on-demand network (AVOD) operators in continuous, today announced the next content releases for Crackle for July.
The three main Crackle Plus networks, Crackle, Popcornflix and Chicken Soup for the Soul, are being rolled out to new distribution touchpoints on up to 41 platforms as AVOD or FAST channels. Crackle Plus networks are currently distributed through 48 touchpoints in the United States with plans to expand to 64 touchpoints including Amazon FireTV, RokuTV, Apple TV, Smart TV (Samsung, LG, Vizio), game consoles (PS4 and XBoxOne), Plex, iOS and Android mobile devices and on desktop computers at Crackle.com. Crackle is also available in approximately 500,000 hotel rooms of the Marriott Bonvoy chain.
New AVOD Crackle Exclusive
The platform (1st of Julyst), The genius programmer Karam’s (Maxime Khalil) an eventful youth left him in disbelief of the people and their view of the truth. To ensure the correctness of the facts, he creates an AI internet portal called “the platform”, which becomes an international success in the search for the truth. But when he finally succeeds and feels free, he’s taken back to his old world to be reunited with his family in an even worse condition. Can he and his team also mend his demons from the past?
New Original Crackle
Riding phat (July 15the), Riding phat follows the eventful entrepreneurial journey of the Phat Scooter Company as it strives to become the best electric scooter company in the country by designing, building and delivering eye-catching scooters to fun-seeking professional athletes and famous customers, including Nascar great Michael waltrip, NFL legend Tedy bruschi, and member of the NBA Hall of Fame Dominique wilkins.
New Crackle Channels for July
Big stars and successful films (1st of Julyst), Start your blockbuster summer movie season with these huge titles from your friends at Crackle! Embark with Noah (Russell Crowe), don’t miss your flight in The terminal (Tom Hanks), travel south of the border with Mexican (Julia Roberts and Brad Pitt), and head to DC with Chris Rock in Head of state.
Romantic summer (1st of Julyst), Feel the summer heat with your favorite romantic movies for free! Make your heart beat with titles like Romance on the run (Tatum O’Neal), Premium Kevin Hart’s (Zoe Saldana) LOL! Network, Love story (1970) (Ali MacGraw), and All about you (Renée Elise Goldsberry).
We’re gonna need a bigger chain (1st of Julyst), While other channels only offer one week on sharks, Crackle has a WHOLE MONTH filled with menacing sea creatures of all kinds! Dip your toe checking out these uplifting teeth-like tales Piranha (1978) (Kevin McCarthy), The host (Singing Kang Ho), Black water: Abyss (Jessica McNamee), and Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda (Eric Roberts).
Foreign favorites (1st of Julyst), Travel the world of cinema with your fellow travelers at Crackle! Take to the road with Amelie (Audrey Tautou) make sure you’re in the gates before you get hit by the crowds in The train to Busan (Gong Yoo), don’t get burned by The girl who played with fire (Noomi Rapace), and keep an eye out A man called Ove (Rolf Lassgard).
Summer reading (1st of Julyst), Stop turning the page long enough to discover film adaptations of some of your favorite summer reading classics like Lemony Snicket, a series of unfortunate events (Jim Carrey), The kite runner (Khaled Hosseini), Where does the red fern grow (Joseph Ashton) and the classic Jane Austin Persuasion (Simon Beale).
New Crackle Spotlight titles in July
Salt (1st of Julyst), Evelyn Salt (Angelina Jolie) is a CIA officer who has taken an oath to duty, honor and homeland. When accused by a defector of being a Russian sleeping spy, Salt runs off to clear her name and ultimately prove her loyalty. Using all of her skills and years of experience as a secret agent, she must escape capture and protect her family or the most powerful forces in the world will wipe out all traces of her existence.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009) (July 1st), A journalist (Michel nyvist) is helped by a young hacker (Noomi Raptor) in his search for the murderer of a woman who has been deceased for forty years.
The core (1st of Julyst), The only way to save Earth from disaster is for a group of researchers (Aaron Eckhart, Stanley tucci) and their military escort (Hilary swank) to drill to the core and rotate it again.
Love story (1970) (July 1st), A boy (Ryan o’neal) and a girl (Ali macgraw) from different backgrounds fall in love regardless of their education – and then tragedy strikes.
The sum of All Fears (1st of Julyst), CIA analyst Jack Ryan (Ben affleck) and the director of the CIA (Morgan freeman) must stop the plans of a neo-Nazi faction that threatens to provoke catastrophic conflict between the United States and the Russian president by detonating a nuclear weapon during a football game in Baltimore, Maryland.
The temptations to fight (1st of Julyst), A New York advertiser (Cuba Gooding Jr.) travels to a small town in the South to collect a legacy but discovers that he has to create a gospel choir and with the help of a beautiful salon singer (Beyonce) lead him to success before he can collect.
Congolese (1st of Julyst), When an expedition to the African Congo ends in disaster, a new team (Ernie Hudson, Laura Linney, Tim Curry) is assembled to find out what went wrong.
Midsomer Murders (July 15the) The British crime drama revolves around a veteran Chief Inspector (John nettles) and his young sergeant (Neil dudgeon) efforts to solve many of the murders taking place in the fictional English county of Midsomer.
Piranha (1978) (1st of Julyst), When carnivorous piranhas are accidentally released into the rivers of a resort town, guests become their next meal. All that stands in the way of these voracious killers from the depths of this Roger Corman classic are the celebrities of the ’70s (Kevin McCarthy, Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies).
ABOUT CHICKEN SOUP FOR SOUL ENTERTAINMENT
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE) operates video-on-demand (VOD) streaming networks. The company owns Crackle Plus, which owns and operates a variety of ad-supported and subscription-based VOD networks including Crackle, Popcornflix, Popcornflix Kids, Truli, Pivotshare, Españolflix, and FrightPix. The Company also acquires and distributes video content through its subsidiary Screen Media and produces original long and short content through Landmark Studio Group, Chicken Soup for the Soul Unscripted, APlus.com and Halcyon Television. Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment is a subsidiary of Chicken Soup for the Soul, LLC, which publishes the famous series of books and produces premium pet food under the Chicken Soup for the Soul brand.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. These statements are based on various assumptions, whether or not identified in this press release, and on current management expectations and are not actual performance predictions. Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, the risks set forth in the Company’s annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2020. If one of these risks materializes or if our assumptions prove to be incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the results suggested by these forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof and the Company expressly disclaims any obligation or commitment to publicly release any update or revision to any forward-looking statement contained herein to reflect any change in the Company’s expectations to this regard or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based.
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