This Saturday, movie action stars Ernie Reyes Jr. and Carmichael Simon will be making an appearance at American Karate Studios from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Reyes has been acting since the age of six, where he had starring roles in â€śSurf Ninjasâ€ť and in the second Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film â€śThe Secret of the Oozeâ€ť as Keno, the pizza delivery boy. He also served as the martial arts stunt double for Donatello in the first Ninja Turtles film. He later appeared in movies such as â€śRush Hour 2â€ť playing Zing and in â€śThe Rundownâ€ť alongside former WWE wrestler Dwayne â€śThe Rockâ€ť Johnson. Reyes guest starred in the TV series â€ťKung Fu: The Legend Continuesâ€ť alongside David Carradine. In 2006, Reyes hosted the MTV martial arts reality show Final Fu.
Simon is a young and accomplished and versatile martial artist/stuntman/entertainer who has practiced for over 25 years. His disciplines in martial arts are Tae Kwon Do, WuShu Southern Shaolin and Northern Shaolin Kung Fu. Simon has appeared in â€śMortal Kombat: The Live Tourâ€ť, â€śThe Untouchableâ€ť, and â€śWMAC Mastersâ€ť.
From 4:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m. there will be a meet and greet with the stars. from 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. there will be training with the stars, and from 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. there will be auditions for a film role in an upcoming anti-bullying video.
American Karate Studios is located at 430 N. Main. For more information call or text 580-461-5315.