SONY CRACKLE ACQUIRES NITRO CIRCUS' "ACTION FIGURES" LIBRARY WITH ALL-NEW MOVIE, "ACTION FIGURES 2"
Director and Producer Travis Pastrana's Hit Action Sports Franchise to Debut In June
New York, April 24, 2018 - Sony Crackle announced today at the network's upfront presentation, that the free, ad supported network has acquired renowned sports entertainment company Nitro Circus' "Action Figures" franchise, including the all-new movie, "Action Figures 2." In addition to the movies, the network is adding five of Nitro Circus' TV series, including "Crazy Train," "Nitro Circus Live," "AmBADASSador," "Oh Sh*t Moments" and "World's First."
Sony Crackle acquired the content in a licensing agreement with Nitro Circus. The content is expected to debut in June. Below is the full list of movies and television series:
"Action Figures 2"
"Action Figures 2," the sequel to 17-times X Games medalist Travis Pastrana's hit action sports movie, "Action Figures," pays homage to old-school action sports videos and highlights extreme human performance. The movie embodies Travis' drive to push the limits on what is possible while allowing his friends to turn stunts they once only dreamed of into reality. All of the action sports stars in the film have contributed to the filming and editing of their sections of the movie. This film is one crazy ride with Travis at the wheel as his friends achieve the unthinkable while tacking up multiple worlds' firsts along the way. These real-life action figures go bigger, farther and faster than ever before to conquer the impossible and ignite action sports entertainment.
Action Figures is the directorial debut of Travis Pastrana, Nitro Circus founder and 17-time X Game medalist, a film he wrote, directed, and produced alongside his best friends from the world of action sports and in association with Nitro Circus. Watch as Travis Pastrana and friends defy gravity and find out what they are capable of.
Follow Coby Toland, Nitro Circus' AmBADASSador, as he tours the world giving you an inside look at all things BADASS about Nitro Circus.
Crazy Train is a docu-series that follows Travis Pastrana and his crew as they travel the world blowing away fans with their outrageous stunts and action-packed live tour. The series also provides an intimate look at what goes on behind-the-scenes as Pastrana strives to grow the Nitro Circus brand into a global phenomenon. The crew finds new ways to entertain themselves in all corners of the globe while Travis tries to keep the wheels of this Crazy Train on the track.
"Nitro Circus Live"
An adrenaline-charged reality series featuring the world's top action sports athletes as they prepare to perform some of the most dangerous and fantastic stunts ever attempted. Led by 17-times X-Games medalist Travis Pastrana, Nitro Circus Live features a hilarious behind-the-scenes look at fifty of the world's craziest athletes as they entertain themselves between shows in all corners of the earth.
"Oh Sh*t Moments"
Hosted by Erik Roner, the series takes a look at some of the most memorable "Oh Sh*t Moments" in Nitro Circus history.
Nitro Circus isn't all about landing World's First, but breaking records is just an awesome byproduct of having fun and inspiring fans. There's an old saying that goes something like this: If you can't be the absolute best, make sure the person who beats you has to break the record.
About Nitro Circus
Nitro Circus, the world's biggest action sports entertainment brand, creates electrifying live events and unbelievable original content that at once exhilarates, captivates and inspires thrill-seeking fans worldwide. Co-founded by global superstar Travis Pastrana in 2003, Nitro Circus has since grown into a multiplatform phenomenon producing hit television shows, critically acclaimed documentaries and innovative digital offerings. That success gave rise to the Nitro Circus Live tour. Created in 2010, Nitro Circus Live has travelled the globe, playing to sold-out stadiums on five continents. The company introduced an innovative breakthrough in 2016 with the debut of Nitro World Games, completely rebooting action sports competition in the process. With over three million tickets sold to date, television programming that has aired in over 60 countries, more than 20 million engaged fans across its social media platforms and a burgeoning consumer products business, Nitro Circus is at the forefront of action sports and entertainment. For more information visit www.nitrocircus.com.