Friday, May 22, 2020

Crackle Brings the Zombie Apocalypse this May with Thriller The Clearing

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Crackle will debut a zombie feature, titled The Clearing, this May and June. This is David Matalon's first feature. And, The Clearing hopes to capitalize on zombie tropes, while bringing something fresh and a bit dead to the screen, according to the director. The story takes place in a zombie apocalypse, in which Tom (Liam McIntyre) is bonding with Mira (Aundrea Smith). Out in the woods, they have picked the worst time to go fishing as a living dead disaster unfolds. As well, The Clearing stars: Sydelle Noel ("G.L.O.W.") and Steven Swadling ("Kickboxer"). The film's trailer and poster have come out this week and are found below.

Matalon pays homage to zombie films of the past, in The Clearing. Matalon says of the action and conflict in the film: "I’m thrilled to take viewers on this action-packed ride." The Clearing joins other films which have been exclusive to Crackle, including: Crown Vic, On Point and several others.

Crackle will bring The Clearing to audiences initially on May 25th. The premiere will take place on Amazon Fire TV. This release will be followed by another on June 4th. On this date, film fans will find the release on: RokuTV, Apple TV, most Smart TVs (Samsung, LG, Vizio), PS4 and XBoxOne, on iOS and Android mobile devices and on desktop at There will be lots of ways to see the film, in just a few days.

Release Date: May 25th, 2020 (Crackle, Amazon Fire TV) and June 4th (Crackle, RokuTV, Apple TV, PS4, XboxOne and many others).

Director/writer: David Matalon.

Cast: Liam McIntyre, Aundrea Smith, Steven Swadling.

The official trailer for The Clearing is here (via Crackle):

Dead Rising Watchtower is another film that debuted on Crackle, several years back:

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