If you thought Netflix’s commitment to stand-up comedy was big before, between new specials for Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle and Amy Schumer, read the Sein. Not only has Jerry Seinfeld inked a deal for two new standup specials, but the entirety of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, past and future, will move to Netflix.
Crackle isn’t generally our go-to network for quirky crime dramas, but its Snatch adaptation definitely looks to have captured the spirit of Guy Ritchie’s 2002 crime dramedy. See for yourself with a premiere date and first trailer, featuring Harry Potter star Rupert Grint, Dougray Scott, Ed Westwick and more.
Crackle keeps chugging away at original scripted dramas to compete with other streaming outlets, but will Snatch be the big ticket? Our first intel on the remake of Guy Ritchie’s 2002 crime dramedy has a major Harry Potter star in its ensemble, along with the likes of Dougray Scott, Ed Westwick and more.
Whether we pay attention or not, Crackle keeps eking its way into the #PeakTV market, now looking to ride that FX Fargo wave with the reinvention of a fan-favorite. Guy Ritchie’s Snatch will return as a new original series, following a new group of hustlers in a similar framework.