SOPHOMORE SEASON OF CRACKLE'S CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED ORIGINAL, "THE ART OF MORE," PREMIERES WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16
Dennis Quaid, Kate Bosworth, Cary Elwes and Christian Cooke are Joined by New Cast Members Merritt Patterson and Sandrine Holt
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CULVER CITY, Calif. (September 13, 2016) - Crackle, Sony's free streaming service, today announced that season two of the network's first scripted drama, "The Art of More," will premiere Wednesday, November 16. Returning for the new season are stars Dennis Quaid ("Vegas," "Fortitude"), who also serves as executive producer, Kate Bosworth (Still Alice), Cary Elwes (The Princess Bride) and Christian Cooke ("Magic City"). Joining the ensemble are Merritt Patterson ("The Royals," "Ravenswood") as Olivia Brukner, the sassy, smart, no-nonsense daughter of Samuel Brukner (Quaid) and Sandrine Holt ("House of Cards," "Mr. Robot") as passionate and ambitious art curator, Isabel Perry.
Season one of "The Art of More," premiered in November 2015, garnering rave reviews, and generating more than 2 million views within the first month, with more than half of those viewers being new to the network. The second season delves deeper into the high-stakes arena of New York's cutthroat fine art and memorabilia world and continues to explore the blurred lines between ambition and greed, revenge and crime. What's the ultimate "price" individuals will pay when huge egos and huge money are involved?
The 10 hour- long episodes, which will all be available on November 16th, follows former soldier Graham Connor (Cooke) who shakes off his blue collar, Brooklyn roots and gains access to an elite society through his connections with a smuggling ring he encountered during his tour in Iraq. Quaid stars as charismatic real estate shark Samuel Brukner, a Machiavellian master of money and power who is one part charm and one part intimidation. He is the life of the party, but when it comes to his money, he can be both ruthless and corrupt. Cary Elwes is Arthur Davenport, a shrewd and eccentric world-class collector of art and illegal antiquities who mentors Connor. Kate Bosworth portrays Roxanna Whitman, daughter of the CEO of one of New York's oldest and most respected auction houses. Although she was born into this exclusive world and thrives in it, she is riddled with insecurities that drive her to be a formidable executive in her own right.
Joining the cast for season two are Merritt Patterson as Olivia Brukner, who comes to New York looking to reconnect with her father, but is harboring secrets of her own, and Sandrine Holt as art curator Isabel Perry, whose sophisticated and fiery personality both intrigues and challenges Brukner.
"The Art of More" was created by Chuck Rose, who with Gardner Stern ("NYPD Blue," "Law and Order") is writer and executive producer. Dennis Quaid, Laurence Mark (Jerry Maguire, Dreamgirls) and Tamara Chestna (Revenge Wedding) also serve as executive producers, with Gary Fleder (Runaway Jury, "The Shield") and Mandy Safavi (Enders Gam, Transformers:Prime) serving as consulting producers. Brendan Kelly ("Weeds") joins season two as executive producer and writer.
"The Art of More" Season 2 builds on Crackle's growing slate of original premium content, which includes the network's newest drama, "StartUp," with Martin Freeman, Adam Brody, Edi Gathegi and Otmara Marrero; the stop-motion animated comedy series "SuperMansion," with Bryan Cranston, Seth Green, Keegan Michael-Key and Jillian Bell; the weekly live game show series "Sports Jeopardy!" with Emmy(R) award-winning sportscaster Dan Patrick; the flagship Emmy(R)-nominated, award-winning series, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" with Jerry Seinfeld; and the upcoming "Snatch," based on the iconic British cult film, starring Dougray Scott, Rupert Grint, Luke Pasqualino and Lucien Laviscount . Crackle original movies include JOE DIRT 2: BEAUTIFUL LOSER, starring David Spade, the first ever digital sequel to a major motion picture; DEAD RISING: ENDGAME starring Jesse Metcalfe and Dennis Haysbert; and DEAD RISING: WATCHTOWER.
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