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HEROES REBORN Character Posters Reveal New Powers

By on July 6, 2015

HEROES REBORN -- Pictured: Jack Coleman as HRG -- (Photo by: NBCUniversal)

Tim Kring and NBC are about to begin a new chapter in the Heroes franchise, Thursdays this Fall.

Heroes Reborn, a 13 episode event series, will continue the story of ordinary people discovering extraordinary powers, with an almost entirely new cast of characters and special abilities.

Set one year following a terrorist attack in Odessa, Texas, which left the city decimated, those with extraordinary abilities have been blamed for the tragedy. Now they live their lives 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, a.k.a. H.R.G. (Jack Coleman, Heroes), has gone off the grid but conspiracy theorist Quentin Frady (Henry Zebrowski, A to Z) finds him and opens his eyes to the truth behind the Odessa tragedy.

While in hiding, some are discovering their newfound skills. Awkward teen Tommy (Robbie Kay, Once Upon a Time) just wants to be normal and win the girl of his dreams, Emily (Gatlin Green, Criminal Minds), but normalcy is virtually impossible after learning of a new ability that terrifies him.

Coming from a very sheltered upbringing, a bold and ethereal teenager, Malina (Danika Yarosh, Shameless), has been told she is destined for greatness. In Tokyo, a quiet and unique young woman, Miko (Kiki Sukezane, Death Yankee 3), is trying to track down her missing father while hiding an extraordinary secret that will make her a force to be reckoned with. Elsewhere, a different type of hero is emerging through former soldier Carlos (Ryan Guzman, The Boy Next Door).

Meanwhile, Erica (Rya Kihlstedt, Masters of Sex), the head of the highly successful tech conglomerate Renautas has an agenda of her own.

For better or for worse, some are fated to cross paths with assorted heroes of the past, including Hiro Nakamura (Masi Oka), Matt Parkman (Greg Grunberg), Mohinder Suresh (Sendhil Ramamurthy) and the Haitian (Jimmy Jean-Louis), among others. Yet, together, their ultimate destiny is nothing less than saving the world and mankind.

Joining Kring are executive producers James Middleton (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles) and Peter Elkoff (Sons of Anarchy).

Heroes Reborn kicks off Thursdays on NBC (8-9 p.m. ET), with the series Premiere on September 24.

Check out the new cast in a series of character posters hinting at an array of new abilities in our gallery below.


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HEROES REBORN -- Pictured: Gatlin Green as Emily -- (Photo by: NBCUniversal)

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