April 19 2024

CSI Files

An archive of CSI, NCIS, Criminal Minds and crime drama news

'Prey' & 'The Descent Of Man' Official Details

By Rachel
April 6, 2009 - 6:15 AM

Two members of the franchise offer fresh episodes this week.

On Monday at 10:00pm ET/PT, CSI: Miami will be preempted by the NCAA Basketball Championship: From Detroit.

CSI: New York experiences déjà vu in "Prey", Wednesday at 10:00pm ET/PT:

While investigating the shooting of a man in an empty theater, Stella realizes that the crime scene is oddly familiar and staged.

Marshall Adams has directed three previous episodes of New York, most recently season four's "All in the Family". Wendy Battles wrote "Prey" with Noah Nelson. Battles has penned six episodes for the show, including "Rush to Judgment" from earlier this season. Nelson, who is the son of current New York recurring guest star Craig T Nelson (Robert Dunbrook), has three writing credits for the show under his belt. His most recent credit is for "All in the Family".

The following actors and actresses will appear in guest-starring roles:

  • Emmanuelle Vaugier as Det Jessica Angell
  • Eddie Mills as Phillip Langdon
  • Tim Fields as Marshall Baxter
  • Sam Ball as James Copeland
  • Michael Trevino as Gavin Skidmore
  • Marlana Carter as Lisa
  • Tony Amendola as Professor P
  • Katharine McPhee as Odessa Shaw/Dana Melton
  • Wayne Lopez as Manager

Emmanuelle Vaugier is reprising her established recurring role as Detective Jessica Angell. Tony Amendola was in "Point of No Return". Sam Ball has appeared in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation ("Lady Heather's Box") and Miami ("Lost Son"). Michael Trevino also guest-starred on the other two series ("Come as You Are" for Miami and "Turn, Turn, Turn" for CSI). Wayne Lopez appeared in the Miami episode "Wet Foot/Dry Foot".

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation takes a dive in "The Descent of Man" on Thursday at 9:00pm ET/PT:

Nick's case of a deceased skydiver takes an interesting turn when Catherine discovers there may be a connection between the skydiver and a mysterious double murder case.

This is Chris Leitch's third turn in the director's chair for CSI. He most recently directed "The Theory of Everything" in season eight. Evan Dunsky has penned six previous episodes of the show, including "Disarmed and Dangerous".

The following guest stars will appear in "The Descent of Man":

  • Archie Kao as Archie Johnson
  • Jon Wellner as Henry Andrews
  • Charisma Carpenter as Mink
  • Greg Germann as George
  • Larry Sullivan as Officer Akers
  • Jeffrey D. Stevens as Paramedic
  • Timothy McLaughlin as Flight Mechanic
  • Erin Daniels as Schuyler
  • Ivo Nandi as Max Girard
  • Emmanuel Delcour as Pierre Delongue
  • Charley Rossman as Highway Patrolman
  • Andrew Kirsanov as Holy Steven
  • Lindsay Hartley as Gretchen Javid
  • Kavon Karami as Ismail Javid
  • Michael Gianelli as Allen McKenna
  • Eric Allan Kramer as Deputy Sheriff
  • Joe Ochman as Bird Watcher
  • Christopher Maleki as Persian Killer

Archie Kao and Jon Wellner are reprising established recurring roles in the lab. This is the sixteenth time Larry Sullivan has portrayed Officer Akers on the show. Real life set medic Jeffrey D. Stevens has played a paramedic in three previous episodes of CSI, including "Deep Fried and Minty Fresh" from earlier this season. Charley Rossman has appeared on the show four times, most recently in "Big Shots". Eric Allan Kramer was in "Hollywood Brass". Joe Ochman was a bird watcher in "Art Imitates Life", and he also appeared in "Got Murder?" Erin Daniels appeared in the CSI: NY episode "The Thing About Heroes", and Christopher Maleki was in "A Daze of Wine and Roaches".

"Prey" and "The Descent of Man" begin airing April 8 on CBS.

Discuss this news item at Talk CSI!
XML Add CSI Files RSS feed to your news reader or My Yahoo!
Also a Desperate Housewives fan? Then visit GetDesperate.com!

Find more episode info in the Episode Guide.

You may have missed