Saturday, October 24, 2009

Brad Hawkins on "Prison Break" - 2 (2006)

Brad Hawkins (voice of Trey/Gold Ranger, Zeo) made his first appearances on "Prison Break" during the show's second season. Credited as 'Tough Guy #2' Hawkins' character is hired by Aldo Burrows, the father of main character Lincoln Burrows (played by Dominic Purcell) to help secure Lincoln and his son who are on the run after escaping prison. The duo is brought to an empty mansion where they are reunited with Lincoln's father, whom Lincoln doesn't trust at all. He tries to flee with his son but they are cut off by Hawkins. This occurs in the appropriately-titled episode "Rendezvous." In the following episode "Bolshoi Booze," Hawkins' character is on guard on the front porch of the mansion when one of his comrades arrives with orders to kill the Burrows men at any cost. Hawkins' character is the first obstacle and he is promptly shot dead. The screencaps below come from both episodes where Hawkins appeared only briefly. Hawkins would later appear on the series as a police officer. That appearance was previously posted here on the blog.

Season 2 of "Prison Break" is available on DVD

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Paul Gittins, Bruce Hopkins & Andrew Robertt in "Ike: Countdown to D-Day" (2004)

The Emmy-nominated television movie "Ike: Countdown to D-Day" chronicles the efforts of Dwight Eisenhower (played by Tom Selleck) to orchestrate one of the most important military actions in history in the months leading up to the D-Day invasion. Jungle Fury master Paul Gittins (Master Finn, Jungle Fury) appears in a few scenes of the film as Maj. General Henry Miller, who spills information about the invasion plans after getting drunk during a public dinner. Although he's friends with Eisenhower, Ike is left with no choice but to send Henry home, relieving him of his position for endangering the plan. Miller's dinner guest for the evening was a colonel by the name of Edgar, played by PR voice actor Bruce Hopkins (voice of Choobo, Ninja Storm). Edgar is enjoying their dinner talk until he realizes that Miller has mentioned confidential information. Edgar tries to get him to be quiet, but he continues to divulge the information at an even louder tone, getting the attention of those around them. Hopkins appears in only one scene. Another PR voice actor, Andrew Robertt (voice of Morticon, Mystic Force) also appears in one scene. Robertt portrays a lieutenant with the 101st Airbourne division who were vital to Eisenhower's D-Day strike plans. Ike visits with the troops before their scheduled departure, where he's greeted by the lieutenant. After briefing his men on Eisenhower's arrival, they are all pleasantly surprised to hear of his interest in their personal lives, given the sacrifice they were prepared to make.

Paul Gittins

Bruce Hopkins

Andrew Robertt

"Ike: Countdown to D-Day" is available on DVD

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Jack Guzman on "Lincoln Heights" (2008)

Jack Guzman (Danny, Wild Force) appeared on the urban drama "Lincoln Heights" during the show's third season. Guzman appeared as an undercover cop in the episode "Sex, Lies and Secrets." The series follows the tribulations of the Sutton family and in this episode the family patriarch and police officer, Eddie is put on a case involving a fugitive who may be in Lincoln Heights. Guzman appears as one of his fellow cops, who are all sworn to secrecy over the case. The FBI doesn't want the fugitive's girlfriend to know they're watching her, waiting for their felon to appear. Eddie breaks the rules and tells his family about the criminal after the principal at his daughter's school is attacked by the fugitive. After Eddie's wife catches sight of the man, she calls Eddie and he's apprehended. When the FBI agent in charge of the investigation learns the case was compromised he questions the officers, who come to Eddie's defense, claiming they all told someone about the criminal. Guzman's unnamed character steps up and lies for his comrade, gaining the praise of his fellow cops.

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Johnny Yong Bosch & Daniel Southworth in "Hellbinders" (2009)

Johnny Yong Bosch (Adam, MMPR-Turbo) and Daniel Southworth (Eric, Time Force) square off once again in the film "Hellbinders." The two former Rangers last seen in "Broken Path," find themselves once again looking for a fight. "Hellbinders" is an action-packed story of supernatural proportions. Hired hitman Max (played by Ray Park) died for 20 minutes and when he woke up, he had no soul. That puts him right in the middle of a war between good and evil, as demonic spirits wish to unleash their wrath upon the world. Max is aided in the fight by Ryu (played by Bosch) a highly-trained assassin who finds himself hunting those possessed by the spirits. One of the high-ranking demons is at the top of his list and has found a new, stronger body to inhabit. Tetsuro's new body belongs to Daniel Southworth, who appears throughout the film to face off against Ryu and help with the ultimate plot to open the gates of hell. Bosch & Southworth appear in several scenes together. Directing duties for "Hellbinders" were shared by writer Mitch Gould and two former PR stuntmen Hiro Koda & David Wald.

Johnny Yong Bosch

Daniel Southworth

"Hellbinders" is available on DVD

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