Sony Pictures Television unit Crackle has set a December 19 release on its platform for its original cyber thriller The Throwaways featuring Jeremy Renner as executive producer.

Sam Huntington, Katie McGrath, Christian Hillborg, Jack Kesy, Kevin Dillon and James Caan star in the story of a hacker who recruits a team and is tasked by the CIA to take down a cyber terrorist.

Tony Bui directs from a screenplay by Michael Ross. Renner and Don Handfield are on board as executive producers via their company The Combine along with Timothy Linh Bui.

The Throwaways is set in Bulgarian capital Sofia and was completed in October.

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