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"Castle" Kill the Messenger (2009)

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Original Air Date:
9 November 2009 (Season 2, Episode 8)
Bike messenger Caleb Shimansky is killed by a masked man in a stolen black sedan. Caleb carried only one package... See more » | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Nathan Fillion ... Richard Castle

Stana Katic ... Kate Beckett

Susan Sullivan ... Martha Rodgers

Ruben Santiago-Hudson ... Captain Roy Montgomery

Molly C. Quinn ... Alexis Castle (as Molly Quinn)

Jon Huertas ... Javier Esposito

Tamala Jones ... Lanie Parish (credit only)

Seamus Dever ... Kevin Ryan

Gregg Henry ... Winston Wellesley

Mark Moses ... Blake Wellesley

Arye Gross ... M.E. Sidney Perlmutter

Hattie Winston ... Sally Niedermeyer

Ron Melendez ... Jeff Dilahunt

Jill Andre ... Lenanne Wellesley

Josh Daugherty ... Trent Wellesley

Sonya Leslie ... Valerie Thompson

Judy Kain ... Sara

Jeff Harlan ... Frank Davis

Taneka Johnson ... Edwina

Rod Damer ... Bartender
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ian Salmon ... Cab Driver (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Jonathan Frakes 
Writing credits
Andrew W. Marlowe (created by)

Terence Paul Winter (written by)

Produced by
Armyan Bernstein .... executive producer
Rob Bowman .... executive producer
René Echevarria .... executive producer (as René Echevarría)
David Grae .... producer
D. Howard Grigsby .... producer (as Howard Grigsby)
Marc A. Kahn .... co-producer (as Marc Kahn)
Moira Kirland .... consulting producer
Andrew W. Marlowe .... executive producer
Terri Miller .... co-producer (as Terri Edda Miller)
Jose Molina .... co-executive producer
Laurie Zaks .... executive producer
Original Music by
Robert Duncan 
Cinematography by
Bill Roe (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Warren Bowman 
Casting by
Kendra Castleberry 
Donna Rosenstein 
Production Design by
Alfred Sole 
Art Direction by
Harry E. Otto  (as Harry Otto)
Set Decoration by
Claire Kaufman 
Costume Design by
Salvador Pérez Jr.  (as Salvador Perez)
Makeup Department
Toni-Ann Walker .... department head hair stylist
Debbie Zoller .... department head makeup artist
Lillie S. Frierson .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Yuko T. Koach .... key hair stylist (uncredited)
Debra Schrey .... key makeup artist (uncredited)
Production Management
Gregg Fishman .... post-production supervisor
Joan Van Horn .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Katie Carroll .... second assistant director
Barry K. Thomas .... first assistant director (as Barry Thomas)
Chris Corrado .... second second assistant director (uncredited)
Marisa Ferrey .... additional assistant director (uncredited)
Jason Saville .... first assistant director: reshoots (uncredited)
Art Department
Michael Courville .... property master
Cyndy Canfield .... set dresser (uncredited)
Joshua Cheek .... assistant property master (uncredited)
Curtis Corbitt .... assistant prop master (uncredited)
Brendon Cowsill .... set dresser (uncredited)
Tiffany Cowsill .... set dresser (uncredited)
Vincent DeSantis .... construction coordinator (uncredited)
Jocelyn Hanc .... construction assistant (uncredited)
Regina Hermosillo .... art department coordinator (uncredited)
Damon Hight .... propmaker foreman (uncredited)
Joe Mason .... storyboard artist (uncredited)
Tim Scheu .... leadman (uncredited)
Steven Shkolnik .... set designer (uncredited)
Matt Sullivan .... art department assistant (uncredited)
Phillip Thoman .... on-set dresser (uncredited)
Lee Thomson .... set dresser (uncredited)
Dalton Cole Young .... on set dresser (uncredited)
Sound Department
Michael Colomby .... sound re-recording mixer
Joe Earle .... sound re-recording mixer
Joe Foglia .... production sound mixer
Jeremy J. Gordon .... supervising sound editor
Jeremy Balko .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Kyle Billingsley .... foley mixer (uncredited)
Jason Krane .... dialogue editor (uncredited)
Cynthia Merrill .... foley artist (uncredited)
Lyndsey Schenk .... foley mixer (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Jon Howard .... visual effects producer (uncredited)
Brian McIntyre .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Bill Millar .... visual effects supervisor (uncredited)
Bob Minshall .... visual effects (uncredited)
Lesley Robson-Foster .... visual effects supervisor (uncredited)
Doug Spilatro .... visual effects (uncredited)
Stephan Szpak-Fleet .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Ahren Thomas .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Dennis Madalone .... stunt coordinator
Brady Romberg .... stunt actor (uncredited)
Laurence Todd Rosenthal .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Don Ruffin .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
James Banfield .... rigging electrician
Andrew Bikichky .... camera operator (as Andy Bikichky)
Jono Kouzouyan .... chief lighting technician
Mark La Bonge .... camera operator (as Mark LaBonge)
Tony Sepian .... key grip
Norman Ash .... electrician (uncredited)
Tim Collins .... dolly grip (uncredited)
Brian D'Haem .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Jay Galbo .... electrician (uncredited)
Lance Oyabu .... best boy electric (uncredited)
Jesse Pence .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Kurt Pomerleau .... rigging electrician (uncredited)
Joseph T. Terranova .... set lighting technician (uncredited)
Casting Department
Angela Scaletta .... casting associate (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Devon Patterson .... costume supervisor
Nancy Malone .... set costumer (uncredited)
Erich A. Muller .... set costumer (uncredited)
Angela Parrish .... set costumer (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Orlando Machado Jr. .... assistant editor
Stephen Bowman .... post-production coordinator (uncredited)
Erin Dodgen .... colorist (dailies) (uncredited)
Music Department
Amber Funk .... music editor
Tricia Halloran .... music supervisor
Susan Dolan .... associate music supervisor (uncredited)
Kim Planert .... assistant composer (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Andy Spilkoman .... picture car coordinator (picture cars)
Frank Annunziata .... driver (uncredited)
Other crew
Elizabeth Beall .... story editor (as Elizabeth Davis)
Chris Corrado .... production staff
Richie Elson .... production staff
Alexi Hawley .... executive story editor
Lindsey Isaacson .... production staff
Deb Lancello .... production accountant
Kyle Mlodzik .... production staff
Lynzie Morriss .... production staff (as Lynzie Morris)
Alexis Olsen .... production staff
Tricia Ronten .... script supervisor
Nancy Sprow .... production coordinator
Brad Bemis .... location manager (uncredited)
Kelly Boris .... assistant to executive producer (uncredited)
Andrew Carlberg .... assistant to executive producer (uncredited)
Corinne Fixmer .... first assistant accountant (uncredited)
Eric Jarboe .... production assistant (uncredited)
Eddie Merino .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Adam Slutsky .... set production assistant: second unit (uncredited)
Spencer Williams .... production assistant (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

USA:43 min (excluding commercials)
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Bolivian marching powder is a slang term for cocaine.See more »
Continuity: In the opening, after the car hits the cyclist, and the driver jumps out of the car, the overhead shot shows the bicycle under the front bumper, seat near the driver's front wheel. After the driver gets back in the car and drives away, the bicycle is much further away from the car, facing a different direction, and laying on its other side.See more »
Alexis Castle:[after Alexis' grandmother leaves the apartment, Alexis says to her father] Is insanity inherited?See more »
Movie Connections:
References Quicksilver (1986)See more »
On Fire & Out of ControlSee more »


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