This Friday’s Episode of Geek Hard (07-12-2013): Giant Robots and Feral Faewolves with Kris Holden-Ried!

Andrew Young | 09 July 2013 | On The Show | 0 Comments   

What a show we’ve got for you this week! Sometimes, I wish I was you just to find out about this stuff when you do!

Join Andrew and Mr. Green this Friday for an all new episode of Geek Hard that’s already shaping up to be a barn burner! First up, this past weekend the boys got to have a phone chat with Lost Girl and Captain Canuck’s Kris Holden-Ried. Kris took some time out of his busy schedule, shooting Lost Girl season 4 and prepping for his Comic Con appearance, to tell us abit about what’s in store for us when the “little sci fi/fantasy show that could” returns to television screens. You’ll get to hear the interview in its entirety This Friday. Here’s a quick bio on Kris:

Kris Holden-Ried (born Kristen Holden-Ried) is a Canadian actor. In 2007, he portrayed William Compton in the first seven episodes of the Showtime series The Tudors. In 2010, in the television series Lost Girl, his character is a Fae wolf-shifter, employed in the human world as a cop. He played Quint Lane, the mutated lycan, in the film Underworld: Awakening (2012). In 2013 he voiced Captain Canuck in the animated web series of the same name.

Holden-Ried studied at Montreal’s Concordia University School of Business. At his first audition, he landed the leading role in 12th century drama Young Ivanhoe. Holden-Ried was a champion competitor in riding and fencing. He is a former member of the Canadian National Pentathlon Team and has a silver medal from both the Pan American and Pan Pacific Pentathlon Championships. Holden-Ried has trained with Uta Hagen’s Master Class Scene Study, with Janine Manatis as well as at the Green Room Actor’s Workshop and the National Film Acting School.

For a bit more on Kris, check out this video interview Mr. Green had with him and Paul Amos at the Toronto Comic Con:

But that’s not all! Geek Hard goes to the movies once again and this time it’s to see Giant Robots fighting Monsters! That’s right, Andrew and Mr. Green will give their review on Pacific Rim, the latest blockbuster from director Guillermo del Toro. Will it be just another Giant Robot film ala Transformers? Or will Kanye West be right on the money with his prediction that it’s the film of the summer? Be sure to listen this Friday to find out as the guys chime in with their take on things.

All this, plus the news and reviews that you’ve come to expect, right here on Geek Hard. Listen LIVE! This Friday at 7pm Eastern on www.realityradio101.com. In order to overcome a review show, you have to listen to one…..so let it be ours.

If you’re gonna geek out, GEEK HARD!

Pacific Rim – Whether it’s Robots or Giants, it’s LARGER THAN LIFE!

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Andrew Young

Host/Producer at Geek Hard
Andrew Young has been involved in the entertainment industry for over a decade as a writer, comedian and director. Andrew was nominated for the Mike Myers award in 2002 and has had 2 of his short films shown on National television. Andrew is one half of the hosting duo that makes up Geek Hard. He occasionally sleeps but doesn't endorse this behaviour.

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