Sunday, November 25, 2007

Latham Gaines & Bruce Hopkins on "Xena: Warrior Princess" - 3 (2000)

Xena and her co-stars succumb to the music during the Season 5 episode "Lyre, Lyre, Hearts on Fire." Xena orchestrates a musical competition to decide who should get the mythical Terpsichore's Lyre. They visit Melodia, the musical capital of Greece for the festivities. Latham Gaines (Dr. Anton Mercer/Mesogog, Dino Thunder) appears in his third of four appearances on the series. Credited as "Rich Guy," Gaines plays one of the residents of Melodia, who appears (and sings) in a montage early in the episode. PR voice actor Bruce Hopkins (voice of Choobo, Ninja Storm) appears in several scenes as a bartender in Melodia. This episode also features PR alums Paul Norell (Supreme Commander Birdy, SPD), Geoff Dolan (voice of Koragg, Mystic Force) and Stephen Butterworth (Egyptian Man, Overdrive). The episode was directed by Mark Beesley, who was behind the camera for over 10 episodes of Power Rangers.

Latham Gaines

Bruce Hopkins

Season 5 of "Xena: Warrior Princess" is available on DVD

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