EXCLUSIVE: Screen Media has acquired North American TV rights to Salvage Marines, a sci-fi motion collection starring Starship Troopers alum Casper Van Dien that may stream on Crackle Plus subsequent month.
The dystopian futuristic collection follows Samuel (Van Dien), who works as a manufacturing unit laborer on planet Baen 6. When Samuel learns that his spouse is pregnant, he does the one factor he can to make sure his little one will keep away from the identical societal debt he has – enlist within the planet’s navy ranks as a salvage marine. Armand Assante additionally stars within the collection alongside Peter Shinkoda.
Launching in July, the collection is directed by Shaun Paul Piccinino, co-written by Sean-Michael Argo and Rafael Jordan and produced by Philippe Martinez for MSR Media, Jake Seal and Jamie R Thompson for Orwo Studios, and Terry Bird from Black Hangar Studios. MSR Media’s Karinne Behr and Lee Beasley are government producers together with Sherborne Media’s Alastair Burlingham, Gary Raskin, Charlie Dombek and Elizabeth Primm.
“Crackle is the right launchpad for Salvage Marines,” Orwo stated in a press release. “It took us over 4 years from optioning the guide to deliver this collection to launch, and we’re excited to see how sci-fi followers react.” Added Screen Media: “[Salvage Marines is] an ideal mix of sci-fi and motion, and it builds a deep and gripping world that our audiences are positive to get misplaced in.”
Crackle Plus’ latest releases embody Les Norton, starring Alexander Bertram and Rebel Wilson; Tia Mowery’s Comfort Kitchen; the suspense thriller Blast; Inside the Black Box, hosted by Joe Morton; and BBC collection Sherlock, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman. The streamer additionally just lately introduced Season 3 of Going from Broke.