The Meteor Man Trailer - Directed by Robert Townsend and starring Robert Townsend, Eddie Griffin, Robert Guillaume, James Earl Jones, Roy Fegan. One night Jefferson Reed gets hit in the chest by a souped-up chunk of meteor. So he can fly, but he's scared of heights. He can master the information in any book ... for about fifteen minutes. Now his friends and family want him to protect their community from the dreaded Golden Lords.