Originally Aired: 02/22/19 – We review Fighting With My Family. We talk with Josh Cruddas of Polar. We also speak with Jade Hassouné of Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments.

Show Notes:

We also talk with actor Josh Cruddas. Josh played the role of Alexei in Polar, starring Mads Mikkelsen and Vanessa Hudgens, now available on Netflix. He’ll be on to chat about this film and more! Born in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Josh is a talented actor and award-winning film music composer. An exciting year full of murder and mystery, this east coast rising star is bursting onto the Hollywood scene in 2019. Josh is well-recognized for his starring role alongside Peter Fonda and Lucy Boynton in the Warner Bros.’ American civil war epic feature COPPERHEAD, for which he was nominated for an ACTRA Award for Best Actor in a Feature Film. He has also appeared in various series such as Fox’s “11/22/63”, CBC’s “Murdoch Mysteries”, Global’s “Private Eyes” and “Rookie Blue”, HBO Canada’s “Call Me Fitz” and The CW’s “Reign”.

Our review of Fighting with My Family starring Florence Pugh, Lena Headey and Vince Vaughn. Born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for the WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive training program, she must leave her loved ones behind and face this new cutthroat world alone. Paige’s journey pushes her to dig deep and ultimately prove to the world that what makes her different is the very thing that can make her a star.

We talk with actor Jade Hassouné to talk about his work on Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments. Jade returns in the final episodes of the series as Meliorn, a character that’s been a regular on the show. He’ll be on to talk about these episodes and more! Jade Hassouné is a Lebanese-Canadian actor and musician born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. His first big break came when he was cast to star alongside Emily Osment in ABC FAMILY’s original TV movie CYBERBULLY. From there, he went to star as Prince Ahmed for two seasons in CBC’s hit television series HEARTLAND. In 2016, Jade was cast in a life-changing role as Meliorn in the award-winning American supernatural drama television series SHADOWHUNTERS (FREEFORM/NETFLIX). The show is a winner of four 2018 E! People’s Choice Awards, including The Show of 2018 and The Binge Worthy Show of 2018.

It was a great show!

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Production Credits:

Geek Hard Logo – Candice Hibbard and Rich Robbins
Technical Production – Gary LaBarr, Recorded at the Reality Radio 101 Studio
Hosts/Producers – Andrew Young & James Green

Music Credits:

Opening Music “Eterna Teen” by Mark Holman
“The Storm Won’t Come” by Richard Thompson
“Drugs” by Deadmau5
“The First Race” by Josh Cruddas
“Stars In the Night” by CF0$
“Wild Side” by Motley Crue
“Fog” by Kids and Chemicals
Closing Music “Kelly’s Heroes” by Black Grape