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 “Surf Ninjas” and in the second Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film “The Secret of the Ooze” 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 “Rush Hour 2” playing Zing and in “The Rundown” alongside former WWE wrestler Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Reyes guest starred in the TV series ”Kung Fu: The Legend Continues” 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 “Mortal Kombat: The Live Tour”, “The Untouchable”, and “WMAC Masters”.
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.