James Bamford is currently in Hawai’i conducting prep to direct an episode of the first season of NCIS: Hawai’i, the latest series of the highly successful NCIS franchise.

Synopsis – 1.7 Rescuers

When a Navy petty officer is murdered, Jane and the team investigate while protecting the victim’s friend and colleague, on the CBS Original series NCIS: HAWAI`I. Source: CBS

Air Date: Monday, Nov. 8 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.

Regular cast

Vanessa Lachey (Special Agent in Charge Jane Tennant)
Alex Tarrant (Kai Holman)
Noah Mills (Jesse Boone)
Yasmine Al-Bustami (Lucy Tara)
Jason Antoon (Ernie Malik)
Tori Anderson (Kate Whistler)
Kian Talan (Alex Tennant)

Guest cast

Moses Goods (Wally)
Mark Gessner (CGIS Special Agent Neil Pike)
Ashleigh Lathrop (Navy Petty Officer Tracy Miller)
Ashton Holmes (Eddie Frazier)
Jason Lee Hoy (Petty Officer Kyle Williams)
Chris Moss (Helo Pilot Neil Hunan)
Anthony James Silva (Akamu Lui)
Padrick Shadeck (Petty Officer David Andrews)

Official series synopsis

The world’s most successful television series continues on the seductive shores of Hawai’i as the first female Special Agent in Charge of NCIS Pearl Harbor takes command. She and her team balance duty to family and country, investigating high-stakes crimes involving military personnel, national security, and the mysteries of the island itself. This NCIS: Hawai’i team is a skilled mix of mainland transplants who’ve re-located to the tranquility of the Pacific and wizened locals who know their mahalo from kapu.

NCIS: Hawai’i IMDB


James Bamford will be directing episode 104 of SUPERMAN & LOIS, the latest and greatest of the Arrowverse series.

Based on the characters from DC created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, SUPERMAN & LOIS is written and executive produced by Todd Helbing (The Flash) and executive produced by Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and Geoff Johns. The series is from Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.


TRUTH – While sitting in the stands at the high school football game, Lois (Elizabeth Tulloch) and Chrissy (guest star Sofia Hasmik) spot fish out of water Morgan Edge (Adam Rayner) conversing with Mayor Dean and Kyle Cushing (Erik Valdez), and the two see right through this insincere move to try to win over the town. Meanwhile, Clark (Tyler Hoechlin) agrees to help Lois out at a town hall meeting, but things get tense when he finds himself pulled in two different directions. Lastly, Jonathan (Jordan Elsass) is having mixed emotions about Jordan’s (Alex Garfin) newfound status.” Emmanuelle Chriqui, Inde Navarrette, Wolé Parks and Dylan Walsh also star. (#104).

The episode was written by Michael Narducci and directed by James Bamford. Original airdate 3/16/2021.


Jade film poster
Poster – Jade directed by James Bamford

Jade (feature film), to be directed by James Bamford, will begin production in mid 2021 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The cast includes Mickey Rourke (Tork), Shaina West (Jade), Mark Dacascos (Reese), Marcus Aurelio (Bains) and Marcus Vincios Maciel (Ortiz).

IMDB: Jade


Mickey Rourke, Mark Dacascos to Star in ‘Jade’ for Stuntman-Director James Bamford (EXCLUSIVE) – Variety