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As you probably already know, Chuck star Zachary Levi has signed up for a role in NBC’s franchise-revisiting event series Heroes Reborn. Zachary Quinto decided not to return, leading many to believe that NBC may operate a one-in-one-out policy for actors named Zachary. Ahem.
“[I] told him my desires for the trajectory and wanting to play a very different character from Chuck,” said Levi. “He totally understood that, and then came back to me and pitched me the role of Luke Collins. I was like, ‘Yeah, man, I’m in! Sign me up!’”
“He’s a tortured guy,” said Levi of his character Luke. »
NBC has finally unveiled all 11 Heroes Reborn motion posters, featuring all of the new and returning characters that make up this epic ensemble. The motion posters each feature an ominous, swirling cloud, with a snowy mountain backdrop as powers are discovered for the first time after a mysterious eclipse. Included are Ryan Guzman as Carlos, Gatlin Green as Emily, Rya Kihlstedt as Erica, Jack Coleman as (aka Hrg), Judith Shekoni as Joanne, Zachary Levi as Luke, Kiki Sukezane as Miko Otomo, Danika Yarosh as Malina, Francesca Eastwood as Molly and Robbie Kay as Tommy.
From Tim Kring, who imagined NBC's original critically-acclaimed Heroes series, comes Heroes Reborn, an epic 13-episode event series that chronicles the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities. The supernatural phenomenon begins again with a fresh crop of inspiring heroes who take on the ultimate struggle between those with extraordinary abilities and those »
Five years after Heroes was canceled, NBC has decided to revive the series with Heroes Reborn, an upcoming 13-episode miniseries that takes place after the original left off. The premise will reconnect with the basic elements of the show’s first season, but take place after those with supernatural powers are blamed for a massive terrorist attack in Odessa, Texas, causing the original Heroes to go into hiding. The saga will continue this fall as creator Tim Kring returns to the fold and develops new layers to his original superhero concept. Some familiar faces will be returning – such as Hiro Nakamura (Masi Oka), The Haitian (Jimmy Jean-Louis), Hrg (Jack Coleman), Mohinder Suresh (Sendhil Ramamurthy), Angela Petrelli (Cristine Rose), Micah (Noah Gray-Cabey), and Matt Parkman (Greg Grunberg). Meanwhile, a batch of new characters are taking center stage including: vigilantes Luke (Zachary Levi) and Joanne (Judith Shekoni); conspiracy theorist Quentin Frady (Henry Zebrowski »
NBC has unveiled new characters from Heroes Reborn in two motion posters, featuring Ryan Guzman's Carlos and Francesca Eastwood's Molly. The posters each feature an ominous, swirling cloud, with Carlos' one-sheet showcasing the tagline "Embrace Who You Are," while Molly's includes the tagline "Sacrifice what you must." Hopefully, the network will be releasing even more character posters featuring new cast members throughout the summer, as we get ready for the fall debut.
From Tim Kring, who imagined NBC's original critically-acclaimed Heroes series, comes Heroes Reborn, an epic 13-episode event series that chronicles the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities. The supernatural phenomenon begins again with a fresh crop of inspiring heroes who take on the ultimate struggle between those with extraordinary abilities and those with nefarious motives to hunt and harness their powers. Epic adventures await these newly empowered allies as they cross paths »
San Diego Comic-Con 2015 has released their full schedule for Saturday, July 11. For your convenience, we have pulled out all of the movie, TV and DVD related panels and events below, but you can can visit Comic-Con.org to check out the full schedule including comic book and video game panels. Take a look at all of the movie, TV and DVD events that will take place during the first day of Comic Con.
After more than 200 best days ever, the ride's over for Phineas and Ferb and their pals, not to mention Perry the Platypus and archnemesis Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz. For a final trip to the Tri-State Area,TV Guide Magazine chief content officer Michael Schneider gathers the creators/executive producers of Phineas and Ferb, Dan Povenmire (voice of Doofenshmirtz) and »
Tyra Ferrell (White Men Can't Jump, Boyz 'N The Hood) has been cast in a recurring role in the second season of Fox's hit drama series Empire. Ferrell plays a lawyer who comes in contact with the Lyon family. Ferrell is coming off the Tasha Smith-directed feature Out Of The Box. She is repped by Will Flaherty at Fidelity Management. Aislinn Paul has landed a recurring role on NBC's event series Heroes Reborn. The project from Heroes creator/executive producer Tim Kring… »
A new group of heroes emerge in two trailers for Heroes Reborn, debuting Thursday, September 24 on NBC. This new footage gives us a glimpse at original Heroes stars Jack Coleman as H.R.G. and Masi Oka as Hiro Nakamura, along with a number of new characters with incredible abilities. Original series creator Tim Kring returns for this epic 13-episode event series.
A year ago, a terrorist attack in Odessa, Texas, left the city decimated. Blamed for the tragic event, those with extraordinary abilities are in hiding or on the run from those with nefarious motives. Two such vigilantes include Luke ( Zachary Levi, Chuck) and Joanne (Judith Shekoni, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2), who are seeking to avenge a tragic loss. Noah Bennet, aka H.R.G. (Jack Coleman, Heroes), has gone off the grid but conspiracy theorist Quentin Frady (Henry Zebrowski, A to Z) finds him »
NBC dropped the 60-second trailer for the show from Creator/Executive Producer Tim Kring on Thursday.
In the reboot of the supernatural drama, people with extraordinary abilities are on the run after being blamed for a terrorist attack on Odessa, Texas, that took place a year before the show begins.
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ABC Family has greenlit a pilot for “Guilt,” a one-hour drama series about an American abroad in London who becomes the prime suspect in the murder of her roommate.
Described as an “edgy, soapy thriller,” “Guilt” revolves around the investigation that unfolds after the savage murder. Viewers will question whether she’s a naive, young girl whose poor decisions are being magnified under the ruthless British tabloids or a sociopath who actually killed her friend. Even her own sister who comes to London to defend her will question how well she really knows her little sibling as more and more ugly truths come to the surface. The mystery will twist through all layers of London society — from a posh, but depraved, sex club all the way up to the royal family.
“‘Guilt’ is a sophisticated, sexy and suspenseful crime epic that will have audiences captivated week-to-week,” said Karey Burke, exec »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
“It doesn’t matter how ordinary you think you are. We all have the potential to be heroes.”
So says the new teaser for “Heroes Reborn,” which — as promised — shows seemingly ordinary people doing extraordinary things (underscored by an eerie children’s choir rendition of Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters,” no less).
While the first teaser for the series was vague on details, the latest clip hints at some plot and casting details.
A reboot of the fan-favorite series “Heroes,” which ran from 2006 to 2010, “Heroes Reborn” follows the heroes who have gone into hiding after they are blamed for a terrorist attack in Texas. The series stars Zachary Levi and Judith Shekoni along with Masi Oka, who played Hiro Nakamura on the original series. Creator Tim Kring returns as well.
“Heroes Reborn” hits NBC on September 24.
- Marianne Zumberge
Paris –Linking the two most prominent new players on the burgeoning France-u.S. TV axis, Pascal Breton’s Federation Entertainment, producer of “Marseille,” Netflix’s first French-language series, is joining forces with David Michel’s Cottonwood Media, producer of “The Ollie & Moon Show,” just greenlit by NBC’s Sprout for a 2017 debut.
Michel joins Federation Ent. as a founding partner and head of kids and family programs & sales; Federation Ent. takes a key stake in Cottonwood Media, which will continue to operate as a distinct entity.
Alliance teams two newly created companies, both based out of L.A. and Paris, and run by like-minded French TV vets who both hung new and high-profile shingles in 2014 targeting talent-driven premium content production and sales and working a France-u.S. premium content TV axis.
Managing director and a driving force at Marathon Media, the animation house of top French indie Marathon, who, like Breton, »
- John Hopewell and Elsa Keslassy
Chernin Entertainment chairman Peter Chernin is moving his company’s TV division from 20th Century Fox TV to NBCUniversal under a new two-year overall deal with NBC Entertainment and Universal Television.
Chernin’s TV division, which produces the Fox comedy “New Girl,” can now find alignment with Universal Television’s roster of writers and producers while having the option of producing independently for cable and other streaming platforms.
The deal also includes the promotion of Jenno Topping to Chernin’s president of film and television. She will now oversee television as well as film for the company. A head of television development and production will be named shortly, as the pact follows former TV head Katherine Pope’s departure from Chernin.
“Peter Chernin is, without a doubt, one »
- Whitney Friedlander
Uh oh. Looks like Heroes Reborn may be taking itself a little too seriously. NBC has released a new teaser trailer for their upcoming limited revival series, and it's laying hard on the idea that our society needs heroes. Which isn't wrong, but I'm pretty sure the heroes we need are better at diplomatic peacekeeping than moving objects with their mind. If you've been paying attention to our recent Heroes Reborn coverage, you might have noticed that I'm rooting for this show and genuinely hope it will be good, but the promotional material we've seen so far is not stoking my enthusiasm. That said, we still haven't seen any footage from the show itself, and I really like the look of the first stills so I'm reserving judgement for the time being. However, if this teaser is meant to set the tone for the series, ripping a page out of »
- Haleigh Foutch
Following yesterday's unfortunate news that the third season will be the last for Bryan Fuller's Hannibal series (at least on its current network), NBC has announced a Comic-Con panel for the critically acclaimed cannibal show.
From 5:00pm - 5:45pm on Saturday, July 11th in Ballroom 20, a Hannibal Q&A will take place with cast members Hugh Dancy and Richard Armitage, as well as executive producers Bryan Fuller and Martha De Laurentiis.
Press Release (via TV By the Numbers): Universal City, Calif. — June 23, 2015 — NBC is coming to Comic-Con in full force with a slate of hugely popular shows, including the hottest two new series of fall — “Heroes Reborn” and “Blindspot” — and activities that will include panels and a take-over of Gaslamp Square featuring activations, giveaways and a chance for lucky fans to win $1,000 in a daily scavenger hunt.
- Derek Anderson
Callan McAuliffe (“Homeland”) will lead the supernatural drama from the “Heroes” creator, starring as Holden, a young man who wakes up in a hospital not realizing he’s been in a coma for 12 years, emotionally still a teenager, physically an adult, and possibly in possession of supernatural powers.
Jordan Calloway, who’s no stranger to ABC Family with credits including “Switched at Birth” and upcoming addiction drama “Recovery Road,” will play Holden’s childhood best friend; Dilan Gwyn (“DaVinci’s Demons”) will star as Holden’s love interest; Romy Rosemont, best known for playing Cory Monteith’s onscreen “Glee” mom, has been cast as Holden’s mother; Michael McGrady (“Ray Donovan,” “American Crime Story”) will play Holden’s father; and Burkely Duffield (“The Tomorrow People”) will play Holden’s younger brother. »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
“The Great Gatsby” actor Callan McAauliffe has been set as the lead in ABC Family’s supernatural drama pilot “Beyond,” the network announced Tuesday. McAuliffe plays Holden, a young man who has awakened from a 12-year coma only to discover that he now has supernatural abilities. Jordan Calloway, Dilan Gwyn, Romy Rosemont, Michael McGrady and Burkely Duffield round out the cast. Production on “Beyond” is set to begin in Vancouver next week. Also Read: 94 Summer TV Shows: TheWrap's Ultimate Viewing Guide (Photos) The supernatural drama was created, written and executive produced by Adam Nussdorf, with Tim Kring, Zak Kadison, Justin Levy and Brian. »
- Linda Ge
NBC Releases New Official Poster and Premiere Date for Heroes Reborn. Heroes is about to come back this fall in the new event series Heroes Reborn and NBC has just released their first official poster. The network also unveiled the premiere date of the upcoming series: September 24.
The new poster shows a girl praising to the aura skies up in the mountains, which is reminiscent to the teaser trailer. The tagline in the poster reads, “A new phenomenon begins.” So it looks like another big event is coming when the event series begins, similar to the pilot episode of Heroes. Check out the new poster and let us know what you think. The 13-episode series will begin on Thursday, September 24th at 8Pm.
From original creator Tim Kring, Heroes Reborn stars Jack Coleman Zachary Levi, Judith Shekoni, Robbie Kay, Henry Zebrowski, Kiki Sukezane, Ryan Guzman, Danika Yarosh, Rya Kihlstedt, and Gatlin Green. »
- Mufsin Mahbub
With NBC bringing the highly-anticipated Heroes Reborn to San Diego Comic Con 2015 in just a few weeks, the network has debuted a brand new poster for the upcoming series, airing this fall on Thursday nights at 8 Pm Et. The poster features the tagline "A new phenomenon begins," along with a hero standing in the wake of a total eclipse. Fans who watched the original Heroes series know that these random people around the world were given incredible powers following a total eclipse.
From original creator Tim Kring, the supernatural phenomenon begins again with a fresh crop of inspiring heroes who take on the ultimate struggle between those with extraordinary abilities and those with nefarious motives to hunt and harness their powers. Epic adventures await these newly empowered allies as they cross paths with some of the original characters (such as the beloved "Hrg" and fan-favorite time-traveler Hiro Nakamura), unlocking the »
From original creator Tim Kring, the supernatural phenomenon begins again with a fresh crop of inspiring heroes who take on the ultimate struggle between those with extraordinary abilities and those with nefarious motives to hunt and harness their powers. Epic adventures await these newly empowered allies as they cross paths with some of the original characters, unlocking the mysterious fate of the universe and their place within it. Starring a mixture of new and returning cast members, Heroes Reborn will return in the Fall. What do you guys think about this poster? »
NBC has released a new key art poster for their upcoming revival series Heroes Reborn, and it is not instilling a ton of confidence. Once upon a time I really loved Heroes. The show was a pretty unique entity in its time, offering a serialized shared-world superhero story before the comic book adaptation craze took over the entire entertainment landscape. Unfortunately, while the first season was thrilling and engaging, bolstered by compelling characters and a pretty gruesome villain, the series collapsed on itself the more it delved into the characters' connections and wavering motives. The new Heroes Reborn poster, perhaps somewhat audaciously, promises "A new phenomenon begins." It's my genuine hope that NBC's limited series can capture that some of Heroes best season one world-building mystery elements, while adapting to the current expectations of Televised programming - which is to say, we are now used to really fucking good, high quality serialized storytelling. »
- Haleigh Foutch
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