NBC has started to kick-off its reboot for “Heroes” with actor Jack Coleman, who was famously known for his role as “HRG” or the “Man in the Horn-Rimmed Glasses.” It will air in 2015. Want to learn more about it? Check out our latest scoop on “Heroes Reborn” including the upcoming role of Jack Coleman.
“Heroes Reborn” is the newest sci-fi superhero series from NBC. It is the latest reboot of Tim Kring’s “Heroes.” It will air as part of the network’s 2014-2015 TV schedule. The series will premiere as an event miniseries with 13 episodes. It will feature “new and returning cast members,” following the same story line used by Tim Kring on its predecessors. It will also mark the return of series creator Kring to his showrunning duties.
“Heroes,” which aired in 2006 until 2010, was created by “Crossing Jordan” and “Touch” showrunner/creator Tim Kring. It was about the band of ordinary people who learned about their superhero abilities that might help them save the world they lived in. The cast members included Hayden Panettiere, Zachary Quinto, Jack Coleman, Ali Larter, Adrian Pasdar, Milo Ventimiglia, Sendhil Ramamurthy, Dania Ramirez, David Anders, Dana Davis, Kristen Bell and Greg Grunberg.
According to Deadline, Coleman played the recurring role of Noah Bennett, a former agent of the company. He was later revealed as the father of the cheerleader Claire Bennett (Hayden Panettiere). His name was not revealed in his first few appearances and was given the nickname “HRG” or the “Man in the Horn-Rimmed Glasses.” His portrayal had been considered as a fan-favorite early on. It led to his promotion as a regular cast member in Season 1.
After his fan-favorite role, he was seen in several guest-starring role in “The Mentalist,” “House” and “The Office.” His recent TV appearances in few recurring parts included his role as Kate Beckett’s archnemesis in ABC’s “Castle,” a CIA officer in USA’s “Burn Notice” and as Daniel Douglas Langston, the closeted gay husband of Vice President Sally Langston, in ABC’s “Scandal.”
According to The Hollywood Reporter (THR), NBC chairman Robert Greenblatt hinted about the possibility of “returning cast members” during the Upfronts last February 2014.Unfortunately, further information about the upcoming series are still kept in wraps. There are still no news on who will return among the former “Heroes” cast aside from Coleman.
“Heroes” also helped in building the careers of several cast members such as Hayden Pannetiere, Zachary Quinto and Milo Ventimiglia. The newly pregnant Pannetiere is currently busy with ABC’s “Nashville,” while Ventimiglia has several starring roles in films and TV series. Quinto lands the starring role of Spock in the blockbuster reboot of “Star Trek” alongside Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana and Benedict Cumberbatch.
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