Heroes: S04E04

Heroes: S04E04

Episode 04: Hysterical Blindness US Air Date: 12 October 2009 Writer: Joe Pokaski Director: SJ Clarkson Sylar emerges from his grave and is picked up by the Baltimore Police department. He is diagnosed as having amnesia by a psychologist, and is subsequently suspected as being a murder suspect called Gabriel Gray. Meanwhile Samuel announces to … Continued

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Heroes: S04E03

Heroes: S04E03

Episode 03: Acceptance US Air Date: 05/10/2009 Writer: Bryan Fuller Director: Christopher Misiano Kimiko tells Hiro that she is marrying Ando, and asks him if he can give them both away. After this Ando and Hiro are called out on a job and lose a man, Tadashi, to suicide. Noah receives divorce papers from Angela, … Continued

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Heroes: S04E02

Heroes: S04E02

Episode 02: Ink US Air Date: 28/09/2009 Writer: Aron Eli Coleite Director: Roxann Dawson Samuel prepares a special bottle of ink; he talks to Lydia about his intent to replace Joseph. During a police raid Sylar gives Parkman an ultimatum: help him leave his body or face the consequences. Soon enough Parkman uses Sylar’s abilities … Continued

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Heroes: S04E01

Heroes: S04E01

Episode 01: Jump, Push, Fall – Part Two US Air Date: 21/09/2009 Writer: Adam Armus, Kay Foster Director: Ed Bianchi Sylar demands Parkman tell him where his body is situated. This encounter is interrupted by Janice and leaves Parkman wondering if it was real. Hiro continues to be lost in time and Claire is quizzed … Continued

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Heroes: S04E01

Heroes: S04E01

Episode 01: Orientation – Part One US Air Date: 21/09/2009 Writer: Tim Kring Director: David Straiton Samuel Sullivan attends the funeral of his brother Joseph. Claire begins her tenure at college, while we see Hiro starting up a public service hero outfit with Ando. Emile Danko attacks Noah, but Danko explains that he is there … Continued

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Sci-fi TV round up: the fall season

Sci-fi TV round up: the fall season

SciFiNow has collated together the budding classics poised to hit our screens this year, as well as some welcome returns and brings you this comprehensive TV round up. First up…

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Sci-fi scores big at the Emmys

Sci-fi scores big at the Emmys

The nominations for the 61st annual Emmy Awards are in and amid all the hard-hitting shows, chirpy sitcoms and lavish one-off specials, it seems that science fiction is more than holding its own with a number of series in the genre up for consideration.

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Fuller exits Heroes

Fuller exits Heroes

Bryan Fuller, the writer-producer widely touted as being the man who can reverse the ailing fortunes of NBC’s Heroes, has once again left the production according to various reports.

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Heroes’ Oka plots MMORPG movie

Heroes’ Oka plots MMORPG movie

DreamWorks is developing The Defenders, a movie based on a concept from Heroes star Masi Oka. Producing the film will by Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orc, while Eagle Eye helmer DJ Caruso is reportedly on board to direct. Adding to this, The Book Of Eli scribe Gary Whitta will write the script for this project.

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New Heroes villain revealed

New Heroes villain revealed

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Robert Knepper is the latest actor to join the cast of Heroes. This follows the recent appointment of Californication’s Madeline Zima to the superhero series. Both Knepper and Zima will be prevalent features in the upcoming fourth season. Knepper has previously enjoyed terrorising the inmates of Prison Break as Theodore … Continued

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Update: Heroes, Fringe renewed

Update: Heroes, Fringe renewed

Popular genre shows Heroes and Fringe have been renewed by their networks Fox and NBC, giving the first solid news on what to expect on our screens come the autumn following The CW’s early announcement of renewals last month.

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Parkman talks Heroes season four

Parkman talks Heroes season four

SciFiNow recently spoke to Heroes’ Greg Grunberg, who was very keen to talk about his character, Matt Parkman, and key details regarding season four of the show.

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Interview: Greg Grunberg [Heroes]

Interview: Greg Grunberg [Heroes]

  SciFiNow recently spoke with Greg Grunberg who plays Matt Parkman in Heroes. Grunberg was keen to discuss the show and had some tantalising details to share regarding the future of Heroes. Minimum spoilers may follow… ———————————————- This current season has taken a darker route. How has this altered your experience working on the show? … Continued

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NBC fire two of Heroes’ executive producers TV

NBC fire two of Heroes’ executive producers

Heroes co-executive producers Jesse Alexander and Jeph Loeb, who had been with the super-powered show since its first season, have been let go by NBC as the network tries to give the show a shake up. NBC was reportedly unhappy with the direction the show had been taking, and large budget overruns were also, allegedly, … Continued

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Boxleitner joins Heroes TV

Boxleitner joins Heroes

Bruce Boxleitner, known to genre fans as Captain John Sheridan of Babylon 5, will be appearing in the next season of Heroes. The news comes from noted Hollywood journalist Michael Ausiello, and while the exact details of the role are being kept quiet, it was originally based on presidential hopeful Senator John McCain. The character … Continued

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Universal turns Blu DVD & Blu-Ray

Universal turns Blu

After announcing its switch to the Blu-ray high-def format weeks ago, Universal has finally unveiled details of its BD release schedule, and it’s good news for genre fans. First up will be The Mummy, The Mummy Returns and The Scorpion King, all released on 22 July, no doubt to tie in with the impending release … Continued

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Heroes returns, Origins cut loose

Heroes returns, Origins cut loose

NBC has confirmed that Tim Kring’s Heroes will return to screens on 15 September with a two-hour mini-movie to kick off season three of the hit show. This will be preceded by a catch-up clip show to bring the audience back up to speed after the show’s lengthy hiatus. NBC has also confirmed that it … Continued

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CBS, NBC Announce Preliminary Renewals

CBS, NBC Announce Preliminary Renewals

Two of the major US television networks have released their draft renewal lists ahead of the official announcement in May, and it isn’t looking superb for genre programming with only a couple of shows definitely returning. Chuck and Heroes will be cracking open the champagne as they are definitely listed as returning, however the mood … Continued

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New season underway in the States

New season underway in the States

So the new season is underway in the States. That didn’t take long. One of the less frequently cited differences between TV and film is that you don’t usually have to wait as long for next the part to come along on the small screen. Take, for example, next summer’s The Dark Knight – Batman … Continued

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