Brycen made his anime debut in Guarding the Guardian of the Mountain!, where he and his Beartic saved Ash and his friends from a falling boulder. Cilan was the first to recognize him as a famous movie star who had the lead role in many movies up until he decided to quit acting. Brycen later explained that he had chosen to quit acting because of an accident during the filming of another movie.
In the manga
Brycen as Brycen-Man in Pokémon Adventures
Sabrina as a Movie Star in Pokémon Adventures
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In Movie Panic, it was revealed that Sabrina had become a star actress at the Pokéstar Studios. Using one of her Alakazam's Spoons of Destiny, she guided the reluctant Whitley to perform in a Brycen-Man movie. During the filming, Whitley played the heroine, while Brycen, who had returned to being a movie actor, played the movie's titular villain.