CULVER CITY, Calif., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Crackle, Sony Pictures Entertainment's online video network, announced that the highly anticipated original sci-fi web series TRENCHES, from indie producer and director Shane Felux will premiere on Tuesday, February 16, 2010.
Three episodes will launch on February 16, with the remaining episodes to be released through March 5, 2010. There are ten episodes total, each running 5-7 minutes long.
TRENCHES is produced and directed by Felux, creator of the internet phenomenon "Star Wars Revelations" and "Pitching Lucas," the winner of the George Lucas Selects Award and the Audience Choice Award at the 2006 Official Star Wars Fan Film Awards at Comic-Con.
The series is set on a war-torn planet during a different time. A botched rescue attempt forces a young soldier and his squad to team up with their enemy in an epic battle against merciless beasts wreaking havoc.
TRENCHES, based on an original story by Dawn Cowings and Sarah Yaworsky, is written by Cowings, Yaworsky, Peter Gamble Robinson, and Ian Shorr.
TRENCHES stars Mercy Malick as Captain Racine; Aaron Mathias ("Waiting for Godot") as Lieutenant Andrews; Micci Sampery ("The Wire") as Lieutenant Greig; Lev Gorn ("The Wire," "Brotherhood," "3rd Watch," "The Good Shepherd") as Corporal Trina; Hong Chau ("Finding America") as Specialist Wing; Daz Crawford ("The World is Not Enough," "Blade 2," and "Attila The Hun") as Sergeant Verro; Kelley Slagle ("The Wire") as Specialist Boyens; Scott Nankivel ("Monk") as Private First Class Janeski; Tom Reuel as Specialist Resnikoff; Orlando Williams-De La Rosa
as Master Sergeant Drayce; Chaney Tullos ("Two Minutes Later," "Perfect Day") as Private Del Amico; and Paul Stober as Captain Samson.
Crackle, Inc., a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company, is a multi-platform next-generation video entertainment network that distributes digital content including original short form series and full-length traditional programming from Sony Pictures' vast library of television series and feature films. Crackle is one of the fastest growing entertainment destinations on the Internet today, offering audiences quality programming in a variety of genres, including comedy, action, sci-fi, horror, music and reality. Crackle reaches an impressive audience through its diverse online and mobile distribution network.
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