Yancy Butler - Sara Pezzini
Yancy Butler made her feature
film debut opposite Jean-Claude Van Damme in John Woo's Hard Target and then starred opposite Wesley Snipes in Drop
Zone. Her television credits include starring roles in the series Mann & Machine, South Beach and Steven
Bochco's critically acclaimed Brooklyn South. She has also guest starred on Third Watch, Law & Order
and NYPD Blue.
Yancy Butler plays Sara Pezzini a fierecly determined NYPD
homicide detective. Sara is the chosen one, the one who will wear, weild, and serve the witchblade.
David Chokachi - Jake McCartey
David Chokachi is recognized
internationally for his role as lifeguard Cody Madison on the popular television series Baywatch. Chokachi's first
starring film role was in Showtime's The Unspeakable, which was shot on location in Ireland for director Howard McCain.
In the film, he played a psychotic killer who falls in love with the cop sent to investigate him. His other television credits
include CBS's A Crime of Passion and ABC's Bad to the Bone; guest appearances on Suddenly Susan and Sabrina,
the Teenage Witch; and several made for television movies. He starred in the feature film 12 Bucks and the campy
beach thriller Psycho Beach Party, which premiered at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival.
Originally from Plymouth,
Mass., David Chokachi was a political science major at Bates College in Maine before he turned to acting. When he's not in
Toronto shooting WITCHBLADE, he resides in Los Angeles. An avid outdoor sports enthusiast, his hobbies include windsurfing,
surfing, sailing, water skiing, snowboarding and fly fishing.
David Chokachi plays Jake McCartey a rookie cop
apprenticed to Sara Pezzini. The rookie tries time in time again to prove himself to the department, but he can't seem to
shake the surfer boy image. Jake holds secerts of his own...
Will Yun Lee - Danny Woo
Will Yun Lee next appears
in the James Bond film Die Another Day and the independent film Face, the latter of which premiered at Sundance
2002 and was accepted to the 45th San Francisco International Film Festival this year. Prior to these films, he starred opposite
Julianna Margulies and Joan Chen in What's Cooking?, the feature film that won critical praise when it opened the 2000
Sundance Film Festival. His television credits include featured roles on Nash Bridges and The Disciples and
guest-starring roles on series including The Agency, Profiler and Brimstone.
Born in Arlington, Va., Lee's
family moved frequently as his father opened up Tae Kwan Do schools across the United States. He attended the University of
California at Berkeley and currently resides in Los Angeles.
Will Yun Lee plays Danny Woo. Sara's partner
and a very trusted ally. Danny is unaware of the Witchblade and it's powers but, he grows ever so supicious when Sara
mysteriously evades one deadly situation after another.
Eric Etebari - Ian Nottingham
Etebari attended San Diego State University and
still calls Los Angeles home
Eric Etebari plays the intelligently skilled assian Ian
Nottingham. His skills surpass most humans. Kenneth Irons bodyguard, Ian follows through with his employers every order but
holds a bit of contempt for him. Irons mission seems to be too kill Sara and Ian finds it harder and harder to follow through
with the orders on the woman he is so close to.
Anthony Cistaro - Kenneth Irons
Anthony Cistaro garnered recurring
roles on the television series Angel and Alright Already and as Henri on Cheers. He has made guest appearances
on Seinfeld, Thanks, The Nanny, Search and Rescue and Bob.
A Bay Area, Calif., native,
Cistaro studied with the American Repertory Theatre in Boston and recently performed in the London production of Julie Taymor's
The King Stag. When not acting, Cistaro's enjoys being a member of a masters swim team.
Anthony Cistaro plays Kenneth Irons a multi-millionarie.
Despite all that he has he dosen't have what he truly wants, the Witchblade.
John Hensely - Gabriel Bowman
John Hensley starred opposite
Gabriel Byrne in the television series Madigan Men. His other television credits include guest-starring roles on The
Sopranos and Comedy Central's Strangers with Candy.
A native of Louisville, Ky.,
Hensley worked on a ranch in Cody, Wyo., for two years before deciding to pursue a career in acting
John Hensely plays Gabriel Bowman a ancient artifacts
dealer. He reconizes the witchblade and it's worth and quickly becomes a trusted ally to Sara, helping her on her quest.