Video On Demand service HOOQ is making a move into Hollywood with upcoming crime drama The Oath. While all 10 episodes of the new drama will debut on March 8, 2018 in the US on the Crackle streaming service; The Oath will be available on HOOQ 24 hours later.
The Oath stars Sean Bean (Game Of Thrones), Ryan Kwanten (True Blood), Cory Hardrict (American Sniper), Katrina Law (Training Day), Arlen Escarpeta (The Magicians”, and J J Soria (Animal Kingdom). Set in Los Angeles, The Oath dives deep into a world of gangs made up of those sworn to protect and defend.
“The Oath chooses to tread where most cop dramas don’t, shedding light on corruption and “police gang” culture by examining secret societies that are nearly impossible to join. Only a select few make the cut but, once inside, members will do what they must to protect each other from enemies not only on the outside but also from within.”
No word if Sean Bean dies in the first season.
The Oath is created by Joe Halpin (Hawaii Five-O), who worked as a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputy in South Central for 18 years, f which 12 was as an undercover officer. With such first-hand experience, The Oath might just hit the spot. And 50 Cent is one of the producers.
“This marks a truly significant milestone for HOOQ Originals,”said Chief Content Officer of HOOQ, Jennifer Batty. “While we continue to blaze a trail for homegrown Asian content and talent, we are now proud to strengthen our offering and bring in the best original content that Hollywood has to offer.”
“With established producers of gritty visual stories like Joe Halpin and Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson on the team and not to mention hard hitters like Ryan Kwanten and Sean Bean, we’re confident that we’ve got a winner here,” she added. “I can’t wait for you all to see it!”