The boys at SciFiWire caught up with Heroes head honcho Tim Kring while he was accepting some hardware at the Saturn Awards. Tim Kring talked a bit more about the show’s upcoming Season 3, including the return of Sylar (thanks, writer’s strike?), and what is this “new direction” that the show is going in. There is nothing revealing, so no SPOILER warnings on this one, kiddos.
Some excerpts about the upcoming season:
“One of the things that this volume is going to do that, I think, is really going to be fun for the audience is that there were very initial sort of primal questions that the show asked,” Kring said in an interview at the Saturn Awards in Universal City, Calif., on June 24, where he accepted an award for best television DVD. “Who am I? What’s happening to me? How am I connected? Where are these powers coming from? All of those questions get reframed and turned on their head in a very interesting way in this volume…
“You’re going to see a lot of bad guys in this one,” Kring said. “The idea, also, is we’re playing off the idea of our characters as heroes or villains. So it’s really the duality of good and evil. … We’re playing off of this duality of good and evil. All of our characters were given these powers and possess these powers, and at some point it becomes sort of free will and human nature as to what you’re going to do with that. And all of us are given the choice to make decisions that lead us down very dark paths or towards heroic ends. And so, literally, every one of our characters gets faced with that dilemma.”
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Heroes Season 3 returns as a 2-hour premiere on September 22, 2008.