“Heroes” is a serial saga about people all over the world discovering that they have superpowers and trying to deal with how this change affects their lives.
Season 1 Cast Promos
Peter Petrelli (Milo Ventimiglia), a 30-year-old male nurse and Nathan’s younger brother, who believes he can fly, but actually has the ability to absorb other people’s powers.
Nathan Petrelli (Adrian Pasdar), Peter’s ambitious politican brother, who has the power of flight, but would rather hide it.
Isaac Mendez (Santiago Cabrera), a 28-year-old junkie who has the ability to paint images of the future when he is high.
Niki Sanders (Ali Larter), a 33-year-old Las Vegas showgirl and single mother who who can do incredible things with mirrors.
Hiro Nakamura (Masi Oka), a 24-year-old Japanese office worker and sci-fi geek who can bend the space-time continuum.
D.L. Hawkins (Leonard Roberts), a 31-year-old inmate who can transport himself through walls; Niki Sanders’ ex-husband, and Micah’s father.
Matt Parkman (Greg Grunberg), an underachieving L.A. beat cop who can hear other people’s thoughts.
Claire Bennet (Hayden Panettiere), a 17-year-old Texas cheerleader who is indestructible, but wishes that she wasn’t.
Simone Deveaux (Tawny Cypress), Isaac’s wealthy girlfriend and the object of Peter’s unrequited love, who doesn’t have any powers of her own.
Horned Rim Glasses aka Claire’s Father aka Mr. Bennet (Jack Coleman), he has a secret agenda, and may or may not be working for a government unit that is after the superpowered people for reasons unknown.
Mohinder Suresh (Sendhil Ramamurthy), an Indian geneticist professor who has come to New York to continue his murdered father’s work — locating Heroes and teaching them about their powers.
Claude (Christopher Eccleston), a former Hero who has the power of invisibility, and may prove to be the only person who can save Peter and New York City.
Sylar aka Gabriel Grey (Zachary Quinto), a mysterious serial killer who is hunting superheroes for mysterious purposes.
Mister Linderman (Malcolm McDowell), a seemingly all-knowing and omnipresent mastermind who is gathering Heroes for his own nefarious purposes.
Tim Kring (Crossing Jordan, Chicago Hope) is the series’ creator.
The pilot is set to be directed by Dave Semel (American Dreams, Buffy, the Vampire Slayer, Beverly Hills, 90210). Heroes will be produced by NBC/Universal/Tailwind.