The series explores a world of gangs made up of those sworn to protect and defend, shedding a light on corrupt and secret societies that are nearly impossible to join, with only a select few making 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 series is created by Joe Halpin, a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputy in South Central who served for seventeen years, twelve of those as an undercover officer. The series is executive produced by Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson and his G-Unit Film & Television Inc., alongside Dennis Kim, Todd Hoffman, Anne Clements and Joe Haplin, who also serves as showrunner on the series.
Eric Berger, Chief Digital Officer, Sony Pictures Television Networks and General Manager, Sony Crackle, released a statement saying:
Our audience has truly responded to this authentic, raw, and compelling series. Thanks to Joe, 50 Cent and our stellar ensemble and production team for bringing this powerful story to life. We look forward to taking the next step together.
According to Crackle, The Oath is the platform’s most-watched new original series with the highest retention rate, episode to episode, of any Sony Crackle original. The series stars Ryan Kwanten, Katrina Law, Sean Bean, Cory Hardrict, J.J Soria, Arlen Escapeta, Elisabeth Röhm, Robert Gossett, Kwame Patterson, Isaac Keys, Billy Malone, Sarah Dumont, Michael Malarkey, J. Anthony Pena, Aaron Abrams, Linda Purl and Shawn Halliday.