Stan Lee's LightSpeed, the latest in a series of POW! Entertainment's projects, will premiere on NBC Universal's SCI FI Channel. The live action Stan Lee Original, will air the evening of July 26 @ 9pm ET/PT.
Stan Lee, the master storyteller and creator of the modern day superhero, lights-up his newest superhero LightSpeed in an original film for the SCI FI Channel. The film is produced by FWE Picture Company, Jeff Franklin (Stuart Little), Elie Cohen, directed by Don E. FauntLeRoy, written by Steve Latshaw and John Gray, the cast of stars include Jason Connery, (Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell, Dominic Senatori on Smallville, and son of Sean Connery), Daniel Goddard (Beastmaster), Baywatch's Nicole Eggert, and The Six Million Dollar Man, Lee Majors.
This superhero drama is the story of Daniel Leight, AKA LightSpeed, played by Connery, an agent that discovers he has super powers as the result of a near lethal mishap. Goddard, Leight's nemesis in an experiment gone bad, becomes part man -- part snake, morphing into The Python. The action takes place as LightSpeed uses his ability to run at the speed of light, to thwart the slithering evil doings of the Python.
POW! Entertainment Inc. (Purveyors of Wonder) is founded by world famous motion picture and comic book icon Stan Lee, co-creator of Spider-Man*, X-Men*, The Hulk*, and Fantastic Four*, together with award winning producer Gill Champion and intellectual property specialist Arthur Lieberman esq. Collectively they bring to POW! a vast plethora of experience that assisted in the creation, production and structuring of some of the most successful character franchises of all time.
* These are characters and trademarks of Marvel Characters Inc.