True Blood’s Ryan Kwanten has signed on to play Sean Bean’s son on Crackle’s upcoming dramatic series The Oath.
Kwanten will play Steve Hammond, son of Bean’s Tom Hammond – leader of a cop gang called the Ravens. Kwanten will also be a producer on the series.
The Oath is slated to debut in 2018.
RYAN KWANTEN CAST IN CRACKLE’S NEW DRAMA, ‘THE OATH,’ EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY CURTIS “50 CENT” JACKSON AND HIS G-UNIT FILM AND TELEVISION INC.
‘True Blood’ Actor, Who Also Serves as Producer, Joins ‘Game Of Thrones’ Alum Sean Bean in the Action-Packed Original, Created and Written by Former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Joe Halpin
CULVER CITY, Calif. (June 27, 2017) – Crackle, Sony Pictures Television Networks’ free, ad supported streaming network, today announced that Ryan Kwanten (“True Blood”) has been cast in its upcoming 10-episode original drama, “The Oath,” set to debut in 2018. Kwanten will also serve as a producer on the series.
Kwanten will play Steve Hammond, son of Tom Hammond (portrayed by Sean Bean) and the leader of a cop gang, The Ravens. A cool, pragmatic, reluctant leader with the mind and instincts of a shrewd tactician, Hammond is a survivor–a natural protector who values taking care of those closest to him, his family, his team.
Created by Joe Halpin (“Hawaii Five-O,” “Secrets and Lies”), who worked as a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputy in South Central for 17 years, 12 of which as an undercover officer, the series takes ?an unforgiving look at the complicated dynamics in these organizations and documents the lives of those willing to risk it all, to have it all.
Executive produced by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and his G-Unit Film & Television Inc., the gritty, action-packed drama, explores a world of gangs made up of those sworn to protect and defend and sheds light on corrupt and 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 on the outside and from within their own ranks.
“The Oath” is executive produced by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and his G-Unit Film & Television Inc., Todd Hoffman and Dennis Kim of Storied Media Group and Joe Halpin who is also creator, writer and showrunner. The premiere episode will be directed by Jeff T. Thomas (“Blindspot,” “Wayward Pines”).
Kwanten is represented by WME, LINK Entertainment and Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer Austen Mandelbaum Morris & Klein.
About Ryan Kwanten
Ryan starred for seven seasons on the critically acclaimed HBO series “True Blood.” His other television credits include a memorable appearance on the Fox comedy “The New Girl.” He will next be seen starring in the feature films “Supercon,” a comedy alongside John Malkovich and Rob Cohen’s action film “Category 5” with Maggie Grace.