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Category Archives: Cast: Masi Oka (as Hiro Nakamura)
Besides his regular stint on “Hawaii Five-O”, Masi Oka has found time to do movies. His latest is 2011′s “Searching for Sonny”, in which he plays a guy who goes missing. You don’t really see a whole lot of him in the trailer, but hey, he is basically at the center of the movie, so I’m guessing he’ll at least have something to do in the movie. Check out the trailer below.
A trio of casting updates for some “Heroes” actors who have landed jobs elsewhere.
As some of you may already know, Masi Oka is a regular on the CBS show “Hawaii Five-0″, but it looks like he’s expanding into movies again. Oka will produce a live-action version of the Japanese manga/anime “Bleach” for Warner Bros. with his “Get Smart” director Peter Segal. (via Variety)
One Heroes Season 4 rumor, and an update on what Masi Oka aka Hiro has been doing during his hiatus from the show. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Masi has sold a family action-adventure project called “The Defenders” to Dreamworks. Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, the guys behind “Star Trek” and “Transformers” will produce, while D.J. Caruso (“Disturbia”) is in negotiations to direct. Gary Whitta, who recently wrote the Denzel Washington post-apocalyptic actioner “Book of Eli” will script the film.
A Heroes show without Hiro? That’s almost unthinkable. After all, if Tim Kring and company can’t even bring themselves to kill any of any of their main players without resorting to some gimmick to bring them back and maintain the status quo, is it really thinkable that they would kill off Hiro, probably the show’s most popular character (aside from the cheerleader, I mean)? Probably not, but the speculation now exists thanks to the folks over at Watch With Kristin.
In our latest round-up of Heroes news that didn’t quite make it into their own posts, we ask the question: What’s Milo been saying about his future film career? What’s this about a couple of Heroes being related? Also, what exactly does a gritty, depressing sci-fi show like Battlestar Galactica have in common with our very own Heroes show? And of course, what Heroes news round-up is complete without an entry on the going-ons of our favorite cheerleader?
NBC’s gearing up for the premiere of Heroes Season 3 on September 22 has begun with the release of brand new wallpapers, featuring characters from the show. You won’t find these at the NBC.com site, but instead they’re being posted, one at a time, on the Heroes Myspace page. The first of the wallpapers released features Peter Petrelli in a powerful pose, ready to fry some villainous fools.
Entertainment Weekly’s got a brief look at the upcoming Heroes Season 3, and posted a new picture of Hiro and his would-be arch nemesis, Daphne (played by Brea Grant) from what looks like the photoshoot the two had done a while back, when Grant’s character was first unveiled to the media. But I haven’t seen this picture before, so here’s another look at Hiro and Daphne in a photoshoot. If you look at the latest Heroes promo, “Choose a Side”, you’ll see Hiro, having stopped time, and in the same scene with Daphne, the speedster. Look closely!
So now it’s official: The title of Masi Oka’s “Get Smart” direct-to-DVD spin-off movie will be called “Get Smart’s Bruce and Lloyd out of Control”, which sorta makes it sound like a Spring Break video of our favorite Hero gone wrong, if you know what I mean, but I digress. The original movie, co-starring Masi Oka and Nate Torrence, including guest appearances by “Get Smart” cast, will show up on standard DVD and Blu-Ray July 1st, about a week and a half after the “Get Smart” movie opens in theaters everywhere.
There is already that rumor, pitched by Tim Kring himself, that Heroes may be making a really bit impact on Comic Con 2008 by showing the Season 3 premiere at the convention. Now comes more reasons to buy your ticket to San Diego right now — a special Comic Con edition Sylar action figure, and a Hiro Nakamura Bobblehead doll, billed as the first-ever two-sided bobblehead doll (pictures of both below). The Sylar action figure comes with an exclusive Comic Con painting. Both items are limited issue, and will be on sale at Comic Con.
If you haven’t been keeping track of his burgeoning movie career, Hiro Nakamura (aka Masi Oka) will be putting down his sword temporarily and making an appearance in Warner Bros. upcoming big screen version of the Get Smart TV show starring Steve Carell and Anne Hathaway. But that’s not all — after showing up in the movie, Masi Oka and co-star Nate Torrence (who plays Lloyd) will be getting their own direct-to-DVD spin-off movie “Get Smarter: Bruce and Lloyd Out of Control”, which may or may not have been re-titled “GS: Get Bruce and Lloyd”.