Paris native Summer Crockett Moore’s production company has completed work on a television series which has been picked up by two streaming services and will be available for viewing on July 1.
“Big Dogs,” a crime series set in an alternate reality version of New York City, will have eight episodes available on Amazon Prime Video and on the Tubi streaming service, which is owned by the Fox Corp.
The show was produced by Choice Films. Moore is managing partner along with her husband, Tony Glazer of Choice Films.
“It is a very rewarding feeling to have something that you have worked on for a long time, with an incredible group of like-minded artists, come together like this,” said Moore. “We cannot wait to share this series with everyone.”
Filmed on location in New York and the Hudson Valley, the series revolves around a “violent, decaying New York City torn by financial collapse and a surging crime wave.”
Taxi cabs play a key part in the series. Criminals are using a web of taxis to move drugs illegally throughout the city , and the New York Police Department starts an experimental unit using undercover taxis to try to crack down on the drug trade.
The cast includes veteran actor Brett Cullen, who has been in Hollywood for more than 40 years. He has recently been seen as Russian spy Ilya Koslov in “The Blacklist” and in the HBO series “True Detective.” He was in the classic series “Lost” and recently played Bruce Wayne’s father in the Joaquin Phoenix “Joker” movie.
Jeff Kober, a familiar face onscreen since the mid-1980s, is also in the show. He was a regular ad Dodger on the award-winning “China Beach” in the late 1980s and early 1990s. He has also had key roles in “Sons of Anarchy” and “NCIS: Los Angeles” and is currently playing syndicate kingpin Cyrus Renault on the ABC daytime drama “General Hospital.”
Other lead roles are played by Manny Perez and Michael Rabe.
Glazer is a co-writer for the series along with Adam Dunn, the author of several futuristic crime books upon which the show is based — Rivers of Gold, The Big Dogs, Saint Underground and The Unfathomable Deep. Dunn’s company, Aurelian Productions, developed the show along with Choice Films.
Moore and Glazer were lead producers and showrunners for the series, and Moore, who is also an actress, has a role in the series during later episodes.
The first season — all eight episodes — will be up on Amazon Prime and Tubi starting July 1.