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An exciting new adventure from the creators of Star Trek: Of Gods and Men.  Boldly going where no Trek has gone before!
An exciting new adventure from the creators of Star Trek: Of Gods and Men. Boldly going where no Trek has gone before!
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Mythbusters' Grant Imahara joins the Renegades cast!

Grant Imahara will take a break from inventing cool robotics and blowing up stuff to join the cast of Renegades!

Grant is one of the hosts of Discovery Channel's Mythbusters. Before that, he spent nine years as an animatronics engineer and model maker for George Lucas's Industrial Light and Magic. Grant worked on many blockbusters including The Matrix sequels, Galaxy Quest, Terminator 3, and Star Wars: Episodes 1-3 (although he is NOT responsible for Jar Jar). He put the lights in R2-D2's dome and gave the Energizer Bunny his beat. He also created the often rude and irreverent robot skeleton sidekick for late night talk show host Craig Ferguson. 

Grant will play an aide to Admiral Chekov.

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    1. Creator Keith Lampman on December 21, 2012

      Any Chance he's going to build a robot and then blow it up. Just Joking,

    2. Creator Bob Katayama on December 20, 2012

      Sweet. I am really forward to this version of Star Wars. Oops, I mean Star Trek. He he he.

    3. Creator ATH on December 20, 2012

      Now I'm even more excited!

    4. Creator Michael Askew on December 20, 2012

      Hooray! It's fun to see Grant get cameos, but I'd rather hear that he's creating props for the show and not just getting screen time. I suppose we should have given more money if we wanted that though.

    5. Creator Rob Vincent on December 20, 2012

      Hooray for Geoff Peterson's dad!

    6. Creator Karl Keene on December 20, 2012

      This is great news! Our family loves Grant on Mythbusters. He should makes a great addition to the cast. Will he be helping with any of the technical aspects of the production (special effects, etc.)?

    7. Creator Robert Burney on December 20, 2012

      Very nice!

    8. Creator Katrina Sauvé on December 20, 2012

      yay Grant Imahara!

    9. Creator Sonia Koval on December 20, 2012

      With him for an aide, Chekov's going to have his hands full!
      Do you SEE that devilish gleam in his eye?
      This is gonna be FUN!

    10. Creator Silver on December 20, 2012

      Go Grant! :)

    11. Creator WP - Member, Mutant League on December 20, 2012

      Chekov: I was never that young.
      Kirk: No, you were younger :)