NBC has announced that they’re bringing their canceled series HEROES back as a 13 episode miniseries titled “HEROES REBORN”. The production is also bringing back it’s original executive producer Tim Kring. Details are, of course, being kept under wraps but they went on the record to say that “we won’t rule out the possibility of some of the shows original cast members popping back in.”
Back before Heroes originally aired they were advertising it like crazy in movie theaters and I remember having a conversation with a friend of mine about how the show looked doomed from the get-go but because of it’s comic book nature I would be giving it a try. I was hooked by the first season, but by the third season I didn’t care about the convoluted characters and thinning storyline. Looks like I’m finding myself with the same initial feelings with the reboot. Oh well, guess I’ll give it a try when it airs lol.
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“Sic Parvis Magna”
Fringe, Fox’s direct descendant of The X-Files, is a sci-fi tale of risk, redemption, romance, repairing strained family relations and mad science run amok.
Much like its predecessor, Fringe is mostly a procedural show, with “mystery of the week” type weird science events to investigate, along with a slowly expanding mythology. But whereas X-Files focused on urban legends and aliens, the action on Fringe’s first four years focuses primarily on a conflict between two alternate dimensions (done in a very comic book way) starring an ensemble cast of FBI agents known collectively as Fringe Division: