Thursday, November 13, 2008

Archie Kao on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" - 8 (2008)

Archie Kao (Kai, Lost Galaxy) continued his recurring role on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" when the series returned for its ninth season. Kao plays Archie Johnson, a member of the CSI tech team, which as a whole deals with the loss of one of their own after Warrick Brown (series regular Gary Dourdan) is found murdered at the beginning of the episode. Archie assists Nick Stokes in his investigation and is later seen at the funeral service for Warrick. He appears in three scenes of the appropriately-titled episode "For Warrick."

Season 9 of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" currently airs on CBS

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David Weatherley & Mark Nua on "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" (1998)

David Weatherley (Spencer, Overdrive) guest starred on the adventure series "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" during the show's fourth season. In the episode "Hercules on Trial," Hercules is put in trial after a man impersonating him is killed while trying to rescue some children. Hercules' character is at stake, as he's accused of being responsible for the actions of the man, by making him believe he could be a hero. Weatherley appears throughout the episode as the unnamed judge who presides over the case. Also appearing in the episode is Mystic Force guest star Mark Nua (Giant, Mystic Force) who portrays Mong, another giant. When Mong goes on a rampage, Hercules must make the decision to break out of prison to stop him and disobey the law. He discovers Mong is only upset because he has a toothache. Jungle Fury guest star Vicky Rodewyk (Gabby, Jungle Fury) also appears in this episode, which was directed by John Laing, who directed episodes of Ninja Storm, SPD and Mystic Force.

David Weatherley

Mark Nua

Season 4 of "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" is available on DVD

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Brandon Jay McLaren in "Hybrid" (2007)

Brandon Jay McLaren (Jack, SPD) played a supporting role in the 2007 science fiction film "Hybrid." The film centers around a young security guard named Aaron (played by Cory Monteith) who is blinded in a fire while trying to save a co-worker. Aaron is chosen for an experimental transplant where he receives the eyes of a wolf, which causes drastic changes in his behavior, which leads the scientists to attempt to hunt him down. McLaren stars as Ashmore, Aaron's best friend and fellow security guard. He's at Aaron's side after his accident and helps to protect him after his transplant, even if he doesn't understand how it's possible. Ash finally has enough after his apartment is ransacked and he's left battered in the efforts to find Aaron. "Hybrid" was filmed in McLaren's native country, Canada. Given his large role a full zip of his screencaps is available to download below.

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"Hybrid" is available on DVD

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Amy Jo Johnson on "Flashpoint" - 7 (2008)

Episode #7 of "Flashpoint" finds the SRU team responding to a domestic disturbance. Series star, Amy Jo Johnson (Kimberly, MMPR) continues her role as SRU officer Jules Callaghan in the episode "He Knows His Brother." The team finds a prominent lawyer shot and the rest of his family protecting his eldest son, who is the shooter. Johnson appears throughout the episode as Jules assists the team in tracking the young man, with the help of his younger brother. Jules' friendship with fellow team member Sam Braddock also comes into play, as the episode focuses on Sam, who deals with the death of a former military comrade. "Flashpoint" has been renewed for a second season in both Canada and the United States.

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