The Weekly Check-Up Atlanta

Jon Waterhouse

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This week, guest host and entertainment journalist Jon Waterhouse checks the pulse of Georgia’s booming film and TV industry. Special guests from the behind-the-scenes world of movie and television production visit the studio to talk about the future of Y’allywood.

Russell Bobbitt

This award-winning Hollywood prop master is one of the best in the business, and has spent the past 30 years making movie magic. He’s created some of the most iconic props in contemporary film, including Iron Man’s chest piece in the “Iron Man” films, the phaser gun in J.J. Abrams’ “Star Trek,” and other superhero props, including Thor’s hammer and Captain America’s shield. Some of his most recent work can be seen in the first blockbuster of the summer, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.”

Randy Havens

Atlanta-based actor Randy Havens is best known as Mr. Clarke on the award-winning, hit Netflix series “Stranger Things.” His other appearances have included roles on “Halt and Catch Fire,” “Sleepy Hollow” and more. This fall he appears alongside Gerard Butler and Abby Cornish in the feature film “Geostorm.” Soon he’ll begin shooting a sure-to-be blockbuster, “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” with “Stranger Things” co-star Millie Bobby Brown.

Bob and September Carter

Call them Atlanta’s voice over power couple. Video game fans might recognize Bob’s voice as Balrog, the massive bruiser from the “Street Fighter” series, or Odin in “Smite.” The list rolls on, and the same goes for his Japanese animation TV credits with “Dragonball Z,” “Full Metal Alchemist” and “Samurai 7” among them. September is the voice of the Amazon Kindle Fire. And she does commercial voice over work for mega brands such as Subway, Michael Kors, Mary Kay and many. And pop stars have even heard her announcing live at the MTV Video Music Awards.