Here's what Big Hero 6's Hiro and Baymax first looked like, 16 years ago

As you probably already know, before it was a great Disney movie, Big Hero 6 was a Marvel Comics property. What you might not know is just how radically different the characters first looked like when they débuted in 1998 - and now the team's creators are revealing their original concept sketches for the first time. » 11/12/14 2:07am 11/12/14 2:07am

Why You Should Give Heroes A Second Chance

We can all agree that NBC's Heroes has floundered pretty badly for awhile. But as the third season ends this week, here're some reasons why you should tune in again when it returns this fall. » 4/25/09 12:00pm 4/25/09 12:00pm

Masi Oka Admits Hiro's Powers Aren't That Exciting

Oh, the joys of learning that an actor is as awkward and charming as his on-air personality. Masi Oka was a guest on Late Night With Conan O'Brien » 11/19/08 8:00am 11/19/08 8:00am the other night, and he got to play with his Heroes action figure to the point of destruction. He comes right out and admits that his action figure can't be that…

What Have They Done to Hiro and Sylar?

Last night's intriguing episode of Heroes » 11/18/08 5:58pm 11/18/08 5:58pm, called "It's Coming," brought us deep into the crises suffered by central characters Hiro and Sylar. As one man regresses and the other moves forward in his self-transformation, it's becoming obvious that cannot deal with the idea of making Hiro into a true hero. Why does…

How Many Futures Does Heroes Actually Need, Anyway?

I'm sure you all remember the heart-wrenching first season of episode of Heroes » 10/05/08 12:00pm 10/05/08 12:00pm where Hiro realized that, even though he could travel back in time, he still couldn't prevent the death of his girlfriend Charlie, because somethings are just destined to happen. You cried, I cried and we all missed the real lesson of the…

Heroes Avoids Credibility, Grounded By Budget

Click to view » 9/30/08 8:30am 9/30/08 8:30amEnjoyed last night's , but thought that some scenes were a little... underwhelming? You weren't alone; series director Greg Beeman has been spilling the beans on what was originally planned for last night's three set-pieces before budgetary concerns forced them to bring everything back down to earth. One…

Heroes Embrace, Cast Comic Book Fans

It's taken them three seasons, but Heroes » 8/12/08 3:30pm 8/12/08 3:30pm is finally embracing its heritage with the announcement that Seth Green and Breckin Meyer are to join the cast of NBC's superhuman drama, playing two massive comic book nerds. Does this mean that we're going to see more of 9th Wonders, the show's deus ex comic book plot…

Fugly-Twin Powers, Activate!

We told you yesterday about the upcoming line of Heroes figures, and now we've tracked down more images of the first wave of toys based on the hit NBC show. These are apparently all prototype figures — the real ones will be out later this year. Based on what we've seen, maybe that means there's still a chance to go… » 1/11/08 10:20am 1/11/08 10:20am

The Coolness of New "Heroes" Action Figures? Not So Much.

The most recent issue of Toyfare magazine came out yesterday, and it has a spread on all the new Heroes action figures that'll be out later this year. Since it's looking less and less likely that you'll be seeing new episodes anytime soon, it might be time to pick up some of these and bust out that video camera.… » 1/10/08 2:00pm 1/10/08 2:00pm

Dune Remake Will Be Budget-Killer

A new Dune movie will be "big big big," says director Peter Berg (The Kingdom.) The David Lynch version was dandy, but "that interpretation has left the door wide open for a remake," Berg says. If it wasn't for the writers' strike, he'd be working on his version of the Frank Herbert mega-novel right now. [MTV Movies… » 12/24/07 6:00am 12/24/07 6:00am

Heroes Series Cashes In . . . With Books

With the writer's strike threatening to spread into the holidays and beyond, NBC is rushing a novelization of Heroes to print the day after Christmas. This Heroes novel is the first book to try and capitalize on the writer's strike. After all, with the number of game and reality shows on television increasing daily,… » 12/13/07 8:00am 12/13/07 8:00am

Unanswered Questions for Tonight's Heroes Finale

Tonight's episode of Heroes will kinda-sorta cap off the season. But will it answer all of our nagging questions from this year? Maybe, maybe not. Here's a score card, so you can tick them off as they're answered. Or not.
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