Crackle Greenlights CHOSEN Ahead of Season 2 Debut

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Crackle Greenlights CHOSEN Ahead of Season 2 Debut

Crackle, the multi-platform entertainment network, announced yesterday their original series "Chosen" has been greenlit for a third season, ahead of its December 12th season 2 premiere.

Production will begin in Los Angeles on December 17, 2013, marking the return of executive producers Ventimiglia alongside series creators Ben Ketai (BENEATH, 30 DAYS OF NIGHT: DARK DAYS) and Ryan Lewis (HIGH SCHOOL, FAT KID RULES THE WORLD, DEMOTED) of Dissident Pictures. Written by Evan Charnov (LOST BOYS: THE THIRST) and Ketai, the new season will premiere in 2014 on and all Crackle platforms.

Packed with non-stop action and shocking plot twists, the second season of "Chosen" premieres on Thursday, December 12th, starring Milo Ventimiglia ("Heroes"), Chad Michael Murray ("One Tree Hill"), Nicky Whelan (HALL PASS, "Scrubs"), Brandon Routh (SUPERMAN RETURNS), Sarah Roemer (DISTURBIA) and Brett Davern ("Awkward").

Continuing the story of Ian Mitchell (Ventimiglia) and his family, the second season of "Chosen" goes deeper into the deadly game the Mitchells were swept into and follows the lives of others who also received mysterious boxes forcing them to kill - or else - including new character Jacob Orr (Murray).

The first season of "Chosen" exceeded expectations as one of Crackle's most-watched original series ever. The paranoiac thriller also saw records for user engagement, with most viewers watching all episodes. As one of the few digital series to return with more episodes, the second season of "Chosen" strengthened Crackle's acclaimed portfolio of originals which includes EXTRACTION, Crackle's first digital feature which debuted in September; the original series "Cleaners," starring Emmanuelle Chriqui, Emily Osment and David Arquette, which debuted October 3; and the Emmy-nominated series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" starring Jerry Seinfeld.

About Crackle
Crackle, a unit of Sony Pictures Television, programs Hollywood movies, TV shows and original series and films for the world's connected audience. With 43 million viewers across 22 countries, Crackle specializes in genres such as Action, Comedy, Crime, Horror and Sci-fi. Original programming on Crackle includes the psychological thriller Chosen, starring Chad Michael Murray; Cleaners, starring David Arquette and Gina Gershon; the first ever made for digital movie Extraction, starring Danny Glover; and the Emmy® nominated Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, starring Jerry Seinfeld. Crackle is always freely accessible on every screen, with no subscription or authentication required. Visit Crackle's site at You can also or find Crackle on Facebook at or follow Crackle on Twitter @Crackle for real time updates

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