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Which Fan Favourite Is Returning To Heroes: Reborn?

Masi Oka as Hiro Nakamura.
Masi Oka as Hiro Nakamura.

Masi Oka will return to the role of Hiro Nakamura for Heroes: Reborn.


Oka starred in 66 out of the 76 Heroes episodes, which ran for four seasons before being cancelled.

Hiro had the power to jump through space and time, who along with his best friend, Ando, had many time traveling adventures.

Hiro and Ando.
Hiro and Ando.
“I’m excited to return to my Heroes roots. Hiro Nakamura was such an inspirational role to play, and I’m hoping the fans will enjoy seeing him back on TV.”

Oka says on his return with Heroes and Heroes Reborn creator/executive producer Tim Kring adding.

“The character of Hiro Nakamura was such a huge part of the first series’ success, and a gigantic fan favourite. We felt the fans would really love seeing him back in action again.”

Oka joins the only fellow Heroes alumni to sign far... Jack Coleman, who will return to play Noah Bennet.

Jack Coleman as Noah Bennet.
Jack Coleman as Noah Bennet.

Oka currently stars in Hawaii Five-0 as Dr. Max Bergman but has also starred in Friends with Benefits, Jobs and Get Smart.

Oka and Coleman will join newbies to the Heroes world; Zachary Levi, Robbie Kay, Danika Yarosh, Judith Shekoni, Henry Zebrowski, Ryan Guzman and Gatlin Green.

Aside from a short teaser and the above cast members, not a lot is known about the show's return.

The 13 episode revival of the 2006-2010 series with return to NBC this fall.

(Source: TVLine)

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