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WyldCats Table Read – Paper Team Live (PT162)

Alex and Nick host alongside Scriptd a live table read of JB June’s WyldCats, the pilot script from one of their listeners. A great cast of talented actors joins us to bring to life this animated episode, followed by a live Q&A and a feedback session with the writer.

WyldCats is a satirical animation in a world where a retired ThunderCats-like team of feline warriors reunite in an attempt to battle evil in a modern, technological society.

PT162 Wyldcats Table Read


WyldCats live table read (00:00:39)
Live Q&A (00:52:06)
Table read post-mortem and WyldCats feedback session (00:57:12)


WyldCats pilot script on Scriptd
JB June on Twitter
Paper Tease episode with WyldCats’ teaser

About Scriptd

Scriptd is a new storytelling platform that connects talented writers with fans and the industry to help find, promote and actualize film and TV’s next big scripts.
You can join them at https://www.scriptd.com

About the Cast

Justin Michael Terry (@JustinTheWalls) – Justin Michael Terry is an award winning writer and improviser based out of Los Angeles. He has developed projects for CRYPT.TV, MGM and NEWFORM Digital. With his writing partner, Ryan Marsico, he has developed for MGM and Orion Pictures as well as toured locally and internationally, teaching and performing with their duo improv group, redDoor.

Jona Xiao (@JonaXiao) – Jona Xiao has been in over 25+ TV shows and films, including Gifted with Chris Evans and Keeping up with the Joneses with Gal Gadot. In addition, she has voiced lead roles in projects with Disney and Netflix. Fun fact: she is also a flag football quarterback and travels the world on the WFFN USA team.

Ryan Marsico (@RyanMarsico) – After graduating FSC with a BA in Acting, Ryan quickly moved to LA to continue his studies. He makes his living teaching, performing, and writing; often with his improv/writing partner in their critically acclaimed duo “redDoor” or he can be seen performing in ‘The Resistance’ at UCB. His genuine love for comedy, storytelling, and life can be felt not just in his projects, but in everything he does. He currently resides in Los Angeles, CA with his loving wife Carol and their two dogs Prock and Shelpert.

Amanda Noriko Newman (@AmandaNoriko) – Amanda Noriko Newman is a Japanese-American actress, writer, director, and fight choreographer. She is an active performer with The Murder Mystery Company and can currently be seen as Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet with The Porters of Hellsgate.

Andrew Krug (@OctopusTotem) – Andrew Krug works in voice, stage, and screen. He can be heard on the D&D podcast Encounter Party, Olympus Burger, and the upcoming audio drama Terminal.

Ben Prenderghast (@BenjiPea) – Ben Prendergast is an award-winning actor, voice artist, and mocap performer based in Los Angeles. In 2016 he was awarded a Green-Room Award for Best Actor. Film & TV credits include Preacher (AMC), Predestination (with Ethan Hawke), Frontier (NBC), Offspring and Miss Fishers Murder Mysteries. Theatre credits include The Distance for Melbourne Theatre Company, The Flick (Annie Baker – Pulitzer Prize) for Queensland Theatre Company, and numerous productions for the prestigious Red Stitch Actors Theatre, where he is an ensemble member.

Stephanie Einstein (@Steph_Einstein) – Based in Los Angeles, Actress and VO artist Stephanie Einstein works on stage, screen, and behind the mic. Recent TV credits include roles on ABC’s black•ish and Lifetime’s My Crazy Ex. Recent stage credits include Madge in Picnic, Catherine in Proof, and Hermia in Midsummer Night’s Dream. She is a proud Company Member of The Road Theatre in North Hollywood, has narrated over 80 book titles on Audible, and voices international promos and commercials.

WyldCats Yellow Red Reading

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