Justin Rain leads new TV series “Defiance” that will release a video game simultaneously as the air date of the episodic.
Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Arts student Justin Rain portrays “Quentin McCawley” in SyFy channels ground breaking transmedia series “Defiance.”
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And having a Native actor in a or the lead role is relatively new too. I don't know much about Rain, but he looks like a young star as much as anyone. If his personality matches his looks, why not make him the hero?
Update: In IMDB, Rain is only 14th-billed in the cast listing. Perhaps he's only a minor character and this press release has puffed him up into something major.
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