Sequence Manufacturing Begins in October in New York With a Q1 2022 Premiere Anticipated
COS COB, Conn., Aug. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hen Soup for the Soul Leisure Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE), one of many largest operators of streaming advertising-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) networks, at present introduced that Crackle Plus has partnered with APX Content material Ventures, a division of Publicis Media, to function the co-production and brand-integration associate for the brand new Crackle authentic interview sequence, Contained in the Black Field.
Produced by Landmark Studio Group, Contained in the Black Field is hosted by esteemed appearing coach Tracey Moore, and multi-award-winning veteran tv, movie, and stage actor Joe Morton (Scandal, Batman v Superman: Daybreak of Justice, Justice League, Godzilla, King of the Monsters, The Good Spouse, The Politician, and plenty of extra), Contained in the Black Field is slated to start manufacturing on 10 one-hour episodes in October with an anticipated Q1 2022 premiere date, solely on Crackle.
The progressive sequence is created by Moore, Morton, multi-Emmy®-Award nominated producer Rachel Weintraub (The View, The Gayle King Present), and David Kolin. Contained in the Black Field is govt produced by Moore, Morton, Weintraub, Kolin, Scott Weinstock, Bob Maurer (The Tom Inexperienced Present, Mission Dad), Landmark’s (Willy’s Wonderland, Safehaven, Set off Level) David Ozer and Tim Rouhana, APX Content material Ventures’ John Nolan and Bhavana Smith and Publicis Media’s Eric Levin.
Contained in the Black Field–“Black Field” being an business reference to an experimental theatre house consisting of straightforward black partitions and 99 seats or less–will highlight the world’s best BIPOC artists, from actors and administrators to producers, writers and musicians, reflecting on how their pores and skin tone influenced their journey to success. Filmed in a theater setting, the sequence options an A-list roster of expertise, reminiscent of Debbie Allen, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Phylicia Rashad, Shonda Rhimes, Sherri Shepherd, Tamara Tunie, and extra, with a various viewers full of younger aspiring artists. Every one-hour episode, hosted by Morton and Moore, shall be full of revealing dialog, thrilling efficiency, workshops and discussions in regards to the position race performs within the leisure business. At dwelling, audiences will even be given a chance to take part within the discussion board through cell gadgets via script studying, Q&As, and the potential to audition to win roles in key sponsor advertisements.
President of Crackle Plus Philippe Guelton acknowledged, “We’re thrilled to enter into this settlement with APX Content material Ventures. Contained in the Black Field is certainly one of many high-quality initiatives we shall be producing with them and their intensive roster of purchasers. One of many targets of Crackle Plus is to redefine what the involvement of sponsorship and promoting companions would possibly appear to be when it comes to content material and this thrilling sequence is only the start for our crew.”
“Contained in the Black Field gives us with an amazing alternative to align large manufacturers with leisure content material that promotes inclusivity and serves the minority neighborhood, and we stay up for working with the artistic crew behind the sequence, Landmark and Crackle to develop a very progressive and numerous sponsorship marketing campaign. We’re excited to proceed past Contained in the Black Field on extra compelling authentic programming partnerships,” stated Eric Levin, President and Chief Content material Officer, Publicis Media US.
“Our new partnership with APX Content material Ventures marks our foray into the branded leisure house, and we’ll work collectively to establish manufacturers that replicate and assist the variety and inclusion that’s on the core of Contained in the Black Field,” stated Landmark’s CEO David Ozer.
ABOUT CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL ENTERTAINMENT, INC.
Hen Soup for the Soul Leisure, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE) operates streaming video-on-demand networks (VOD). The corporate owns Crackle Plus, which owns and operates quite a lot of ad-supported and subscription-based VOD networks together with Crackle, Popcornflix, Popcornflix Children, Truli, Pivotshare, Españolflix and FrightPix. The corporate additionally acquires and distributes video content material via its Display screen Media subsidiary and produces authentic lengthy and short-form content material via Landmark Studio Group, Hen Soup for the Soul Unscripted, APlus.com and Halcyon Tv. Hen Soup for the Soul Leisure is a subsidiary of Hen Soup for the Soul, LLC, which publishes the well-known ebook sequence and produces super-premium pet meals below the Hen Soup for the Soul model identify.
ABOUT APX CONTENT VENTURES
APX Content material Ventures is a worldwide providing devoted to investing in high quality, and mission-driven programming. A part of Publicis Media, its function is to search out, fund and elevate companions and properties that amplify numerous voices, empower girls and construct neighborhood, connection and belief. Reside within the UK, US, Germany and Italy, it has generated over 200 hours of content material, together with 150 episodes in partnership with 40 producers and throughout 15 networks. Publicis Groupe’s world content material service, Publicis Content material, additionally carefully collaborates on this distinctive mannequin and method, serving to manufacturers align with programming alternatives that finest match their model values.
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