Sunday, February 10, 2008

Firass Dirani on "Kick" - 5 (2007)

Former Red Ranger Firass Dirani (Nick/Bowen, Mystic Force) continued his recurring role on the New Zealand comedy series "Kick," where he portrayed Amen Salim. He made his fifth appearance in the seventh episode, titled "And the Singer Is..." where his character Amen is drawn back into the life of Hoa Tran, the friend he betrayed in business. Hoa is forced to ask Amen, a talented soccer player, to join a practice team. When Amen's team takes the field, he ends up getting injured after he goes up for a ball, only to collide with another player, which seems to please Hoa.

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Gareth Yuen on "Ponderosa" - 3 (2001)

Gareth Yuen (Dax, Overdrive) continued his starring role on the frontier series "Ponderosa" into its fourth episode. Titled "Bare Knuckles," the story follows Ben Cartwright's son, Hoss, who decides to take part in a bare knuckle boxing contest against a traveler who has a knack for winning every challenge and taking the money of those that bet against him in the process. Despite his father's warnings, Hoss competes, but it's Ben who comes to his rescue in the end. Yuen's character, Hop Sing, appears in several scenes to give advice and watch the fights, tending to the Cartwrights' injuries.

Season 1 of "Ponderosa" is available on DVD

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Paul Freeman in "Hot Fuzz" (2007)

PR Movie villain Paul Freeman (Ivan Ooze, MMPR: The Movie) had a supporting role in the British comedy "Hot Fuzz." The film follows a hardcore London cop who is transferred to the country when his stellar record makes his squad look bad. A series of murders in the idyllic town leads him right into the middle of a cult of citizens who are determined to keep their town perfect, even if it means murder. Freeman stars as Reverend Shooter, who appears in several scenes of the film, usually in opposition to change in the small town. He's revealed to be a member of the cult group and resorts to violence, with his comrades in the film's climactic action sequence.

"Hot Fuzz" is available on DVD

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Michael Copon on "Scrubs" (2005)

Michael Copon (Lucas, Time Force) made a brief appearance on "Scrubs" during the show's fourth season. Copon appeared in the episode "My Big Move," playing Pedro, the teenaged neighbor of recurring character Jordan (Christa Miller). Copon appeared in only one scene at the beginning of the episode, where Jordan attempts to seduce her young neighbor, only to learn that he's not attracted to her, which has her upset about growing older.

Season 4 of "Scrubs" is available on DVD

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Karim Prince on "Malcolm in the Middle" (2000)

Former Blue Alien Ranger Karim Prince (Cestro, MMPR-Zeo) had a recurring role on the hit sitcom "Malcolm in the Middle" during its first season. Prince portrayed Stanley, Francis's (series regular Christopher Kennedy Masterson) roommate and fellow cadet in military school. Prince was usually seen at Francis's side. Prince makes his debut in the second episode of the series titled "Red Dress," where Francis coaches his brothers on how to survive their mother's tactics when her red dress is destroyed. Prince appeared in several scenes, although his character had only a few lines. Prince made eight total appearances on the series.

Season 1 of "Malcolm in the Middle" is available on DVD

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