It seems like television is actually a little bit late to this game because they’ve been doing it on Broadway for 20 years now. Movie source material used to be plays or novels and then they became reboots of movies and then they became movies made from television shows or movies made from comics.
The stories are all new, but there definitely was some refreshing of some things that were long-gone from my memory.
It was a lot to take on, but the show is so reborn. It is “Heroes.” No one’s going to look at it and I go I don’t recognize this show, this world.
Review:‘Heroes Reborn’ Did you have to refresh your memory of what happened in “Heroes”?
Not really, but there are moments along the way [where I had to remember what happened].
24, Coleman spoke to Variety about returning to HRG, TV reboots and why now is a good time for another look at his much-beloved mid-2000’s TV series.
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But with new sets of circumstances and new characters, it’s pretty cool how it’s been rethought.
Where you always meant to be the focus of “Heroes Reborn” or did they go to someone else first? Because I think he knew that this was always the character who was a good entree into these other worlds and these other characters and stories.
That’s sort of how HRG functioned in the first go-around.
How it unfolded was a bunch of us were watching the Winter Olympics last year and all of a sudden there was an ad: “Heroes Reborn 2015.” All of a sudden, all of the actors were on this group chat instantly asking if anyone had heard about it. He said I think of you of the spine of this whole thing.
The character of HRG had always been well-connected.
Much of the NBC sequel “Heroes Reborn” is shrouded in secrecy, but one of the few things we do know is that Jack Coleman’s Noah Bennet (aka the Man with the Horn-Rimmed Glasses or simply HRG to fans) is again at the center of it all.
Ahead of the 13-episode miniseries’ two-hour premiere on Sept.