Crackle Lands 'Ray,' 'King Kong,' Other NBCUniversal Films

Playing the King

Serkis performed the role of King Kong in Peter Jackson's 2005 film.

The exclusive, multiyear licensing deal will add more than 140 new titles to Crackle.

Crackle is bolstering its library of film titles through an exclusive licensing deal with NBCUniversal Television and New Media Distribution.

The deal will give Crackle's ad-supported streaming service access to more than 140 titles over the next three years. Among the films coming to Crackle are Colin Farrell's Miami Vice reboot, the Jake Gyllenhaal war drama Jarhead, Naomi Watts' King Kong remake and the Jamie Foxx biopic Ray. New titles are rolling out on the service starting April 3. 

"As an ad-supported, over-the-top network, we pride ourselves on having a prime selection of premium content," said Philip Lynch, svp digital networks and games for Sony Pictures Television. "Bringing NBCUniversal's collection of library films to Crackle complements our original programming and reinforces our commitment to provide viewers with even more streaming choices."

Crackle focuses on programming in the action, comedy, crime, horror and science fiction genres. Its original series include psychological thriller Chosen, starring Chad Michael Murray and Rose McGowan, and talk show Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee with Jerry Seinfeld