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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Americus Abesamis in Mike Tyson's Punch Out!

IMTA alum Americus Abesamis is featured in Mike Tyson's Punch Out - The Rap Video Video. He appears as King Hippo in this parody rap video for the upcoming Nintendo Wii game Punch Out. Americus was just featured on Hell's Kitchen on Season 5 Episode 4. You can catch an encore viewing of his role on the Disney channel favorite show Hannah Montana! On June 20, in an episode called " We are All on This Date Together" Americus acts alongside IMTA alum and series regular Moises Arias.
Americus competed at IMTA in 1999 and 2000 and has been working ever since! He also recently appeared as a security guard on the hit TV show Chuck! He just wrapped the movie Duel of Legend where he plays Zhang. This film is expected to be released in December of 2009. He has had guest roles on The Sarah Silverman Show, In Case of Emergency, Monk, Bald, Strong Medicine, Lets Make a Deal, The Mentalist and Richard III. He was in the movies 50 First Dates and Pirates of the Caribbean, in a national commercial for Subaru and in a promo for a video game called Civilization: Revolution. Americus was a contestant on another IMTA alum, Brooke Burns, tv show Hole in the Wall. He recently did a Blue Cross/Blue Shield commercial which is airing in the Alabama! He and fellow IMTA alum Dani Muira appeared in the iCarly: iGo to Japan television movie.

Stayed tuned for more on Americus!

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