Sep 09, · Created by George W. Trendle. With Van Williams, Bruce Lee, Wende Wagner, Lloyd Gough. A newspaper publisher and his Asian valet/martial arts expert battle crime as /10(K). 53 rows · Later that same season, the Green Hornet and Kato appeared in the two-part second Created by: George W. Trendle, Fran Striker. Kato and the Green Hornet. In the comics published by Dynamite Entertainment, he is portrayed as Japanese whose full name is Hayashi versant.us was revealed that he is the son of an accomplished. The Green Hornet () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Dec 05, · He also played the bachelor private eye Kenny Madison on 'Bourbon Street Beat' and 'Surfside 6' before quitting the business. Van Williams, who Author: Mike Barnes. Dec 05, · Van Williams, who played crime fighters on television during the s, most notably the Green Hornet on a short-lived ABC show that later attained a cult following and that introduced American Author: Daniel E. Slotnik. The Green Hornet ( movie) Edit Kato (played by Jay Chou) is the Green Hornet's employee at his publishing company and also becomes his sidekick who chauffeurs Britt during the day while fighting crime by night. Kato is the one who designed and built The Black Beauty. "The Green Hornet Strikes Again" was released in , with Warren Hull now playing the role of The Green Hornet. Keye Luke played the role of Kato in each film, but his nationality was changed to.
Fearing the loss of their license to use the characters, NOW Comics acceded to that demand. Scanlon Edward James Olmos Mike reluctantly agrees, but later tries to expose the ringleader alone, leaving it up to the Green Hornet and Kato to save him before it is too late. In the February 3, Green Hornet episode "Ace in the Hole," which was transmitted in between the September and March Batman appearances mentioned above , an unidentified episode of Batman is seen playing on a television set, showing Batman and Robin climbing a building. Diaz 'Nikki' LaShandra White Scanlon is so convinced of Axford's guilt that only the Green Hornet is willing to investigate Mike's photographer. Kato's martial art skills in this version of the series are so exceptional that he claims that time literally slows down for him when he gets an adrenaline rush in a dangerous situation, as well as his traditional role as mechanic and driver.
Categories :. Pedestrian 1 uncredited Mike Foxx After a rash of wealthy homes are burglarized shortly after reporter Mike Axford writes a feature on them, he becomes so suspicious that he places himself at the next possible home to be targeted, only to find himself being arrested and put behind bars, for suspicion of murder when the home's butler is killed in the robbery. It was a foreshadowing of today's small helicopter-like drones. An illegal bootleg liquor ring devised by Henry Dirk forces a stronghold on bars in the town to buy from them. Promotional artwork for the radio program and the comic books of the day depicted the Hornet wearing a mask that covered all of his face below the eyes the two Universal Studios Saturday matinee serials contained a full face mask with eye holes while Kato wore goggles.
But the NOW comic version made a big point of having the masked assistants called Kato, with the woman at one early point telling the equally new Hornet during their first adventure, "While I'm in this funky get-up, call me Kato. Stephen Chow had originally signed to play Kato,  but then dropped out. There were visual differences as well. In this series, Reid owned a television station as well. Greenway Productions 20th Century-Fox Television. Each episode begins with the following monologue, narrated by producer William Dozier : [ citation needed ]. Britt's motive for fighting crime was explained on-screen:  his father had died in prison after having been framed for a crime he did not commit. Radio The Green Hornet. Britt Reid must figure out how to get medical attention for a wound he received as the Green Hornet, as well as how to stop two cops who are using silent alarm calls for their own profit.