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Lightspeed
Lightspeed film poster.jpg
GenreAction
Science fiction
Written byJohn Gray
Steve Latshaw
Directed byDon E. FauntLeRoy
StarringJason Connery
Nicole Eggert
Daniel Goddard
Lee Majors
Socorro Herrera
Theme music composerPeter Meisner
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Production
ProducerPaul D. Goldman
EditorKen Peters
Running time90 minutes
Release
Original networkSci-Fi Channel
Original release
  • June 22, 2006 (2006-06-22)

Lightspeed, (also known as Stan Lee's Lightspeed) is a 2006 superhero film directed by Don E. FauntLeRoy, starring Jason Connery in the title role. It also stars Nicole Eggert, Daniel Goddard, and Lee Majors. It was released direct-to-video on January 9, 2007 (2007-01-09).

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Superhero film

Superhero film

A superhero film is a film that focuses on the actions of superheroes. Superheroes are individuals who possess superhuman abilities and are dedicated to protecting the public. These films typically feature action, adventure, fantasy, or science fiction elements. The first film of a particular character often focuses on the hero's origin story. The first film also frequently introduces the hero's nemesis.

Don E. FauntLeRoy

Don E. FauntLeRoy

Don E. FauntLeRoy is an American cinematographer and director of films. He has collaborated with director Victor Salva on such films as Jeepers Creepers, Jeepers Creepers 2, Rosewood Lane, and Dark House.

Jason Connery

Jason Connery

Jason Joseph Connery is a British actor and director. He is the son of Sean Connery and Diane Cilento. On screen, he is best known for appearing in the third series of the ITV drama series Robin of Sherwood in 1986. He took over the main role after Michael Praed's character was killed off at the end of the second series.

Nicole Eggert

Nicole Eggert

Nicole Elizabeth Eggert is an American actress. Her notable roles include Jamie Powell on the situation comedy Charles in Charge and Summer Quinn on the television series Baywatch. She guest-starred in The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! and Boy Meets World. She made several Christmas movies that premiered on Lifetime. Eggert was a 2010 contestant on the VH1 reality show Celebrity Fit Club and came in second in 2013 on ABC's celebrity diving show Splash.

Daniel Goddard (actor)

Daniel Goddard (actor)

Daniel Richard Goddard is an Australian-American actor and model. He is known for his starring role as Dar on the syndicated action drama BeastMaster, based on the 1982 film The Beastmaster, and for playing Cane Ashby on the CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless from 2007 to 2019.

Lee Majors

Lee Majors

Lee Majors is an American actor. Majors portrayed the characters of Heath Barkley in the American television Western series The Big Valley (1965–1969), Colonel Steve Austin in the American television science fiction action series The Six Million Dollar Man (1973–1978), and Colt Seavers in American television action series The Fall Guy (1981–1986).

Direct-to-video

Direct-to-video

Direct-to-video or straight-to-video refers to the release of a film, television series, short or special to the public immediately on home video formats rather than an initial theatrical release or television premiere. This distribution strategy was prevalent before streaming platforms came to dominate the TV and movie distribution markets. Some of the direct-to-video movies have been airing on TV.

Plot

The covert world of government Ghost Squad agent Daniel Leight (Jason Connery) comes crashing down when he gets critically injured in a building collapse triggered by the genetically mutated terrorist called Python (Daniel Goddard). But when Leight's radiation treatments are later sabotaged by Python, Leight discovers that he has the ability to move at hyper speeds, though only by risking potentially fatal metabolic damage.

Cast

  • Jason Connery as Daniel Leight / Lightspeed
  • Nicole Eggert as Beth Baker
  • Daniel Goddard as Python / Edward Bartlett
  • Lee Majors as Tanner
  • Michael Flynn as Dr. Findlay
  • K.C. Clyde as Tom Barcroft
  • Scott Hanks as Brian Latham
  • Kari Hawker as Young Nurse
  • Joyce Cohen as Old Nurse
  • James Jamison as Senator Paul Davis
  • Charles Halford as General Haade
  • Socorro Herrera as Com-Tech

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Jason Connery

Jason Connery

Jason Joseph Connery is a British actor and director. He is the son of Sean Connery and Diane Cilento. On screen, he is best known for appearing in the third series of the ITV drama series Robin of Sherwood in 1986. He took over the main role after Michael Praed's character was killed off at the end of the second series.

Nicole Eggert

Nicole Eggert

Nicole Elizabeth Eggert is an American actress. Her notable roles include Jamie Powell on the situation comedy Charles in Charge and Summer Quinn on the television series Baywatch. She guest-starred in The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! and Boy Meets World. She made several Christmas movies that premiered on Lifetime. Eggert was a 2010 contestant on the VH1 reality show Celebrity Fit Club and came in second in 2013 on ABC's celebrity diving show Splash.

Daniel Goddard (actor)

Daniel Goddard (actor)

Daniel Richard Goddard is an Australian-American actor and model. He is known for his starring role as Dar on the syndicated action drama BeastMaster, based on the 1982 film The Beastmaster, and for playing Cane Ashby on the CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless from 2007 to 2019.

Lee Majors

Lee Majors

Lee Majors is an American actor. Majors portrayed the characters of Heath Barkley in the American television Western series The Big Valley (1965–1969), Colonel Steve Austin in the American television science fiction action series The Six Million Dollar Man (1973–1978), and Colt Seavers in American television action series The Fall Guy (1981–1986).

Charles Halford

Charles Halford

Charles Halford is an American actor. He is best known for playing Chas Chandler on the NBC series Constantine, Earl in Logan Lucky and Sammy Wilds in Bad Times at the El Royale. Known for his distinctively deep voice, he also provided the voices of Konstantin in Rise of the Tomb Raider, Gorilla Grodd in Injustice 2 and Bibbo Bibbowski and the Eradicator in The Death of Superman and Reign of the Supermen.

Source: "Lightspeed (film)", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2023, January 12th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lightspeed_(film).

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