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‘Heroes’ Reboot In The Works From Series Creator Tim Kring

It’s time to save the cheerleader to save the world once more.

via: Variety

The reboot, titled “Heroes: Eclipsed,” is set years after the events of the original superhero series, as new evolved humans are discovering their powers. Kring is executive producing “Heroes: Eclipsed” with his manager, Mosaic’s Jordan Cerf. Casting has yet to be announced.

“Heroes” ran for four seasons on NBC from 2006 to 2010, and starred Hayden Panettiere, Jack Coleman, Milo Ventimiglia, Masi Oka, Zachary Quinto, Sendhil Ramamurthy, Ali Larter, Adrian Pasdar and Greg Grunberg. Kring then worked on the 2015 limited series “Heroes Reborn,” with Coleman reprising his role as Noah Bennet. Zachary Levi, Robbie Kay, Kiki Sukezane, Ryan Guzman, Rya Kihlstedt and Judith Shekoni also starred in “Heroes Reborn.”

Back in 2015, while promoting “Reborn,” Kring teased the possibility of developing more storylines in the “Heroes” universe following the 13-episode event series.

“I’ve always felt that the brand was elastic enough and a broad enough premise,” Kring said. “It’s a show about ordinary people with extraordinary powers. It’s an indeterminate [amount of] people around the world and then they have to save the world. I feel confident that we can find more story to tell with some returning characters and new ones.”

Kring’s most recent television project was the 2019 drama series “Treadstone.” Set in the world of Jason Bourne, the series starred Jeremy Irvine, Taracy Ifeachor and Omar Metwally. Kring’s other writing credits include the series “Touch,” “Dig” and “Crossing Jordan.”

Deadline was first to report the “Heroes: Eclipsed” news.

The first season of the original Heroes was the best written season in the history of series TV. Once the show came back for a second season it all went downhill from there. I don't even remember Heroes: Reborn. Here's hoping with this reboot that Tim and his team of writers will right all the wrongs from the original series.

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