Heroes Star Masi Oka is creating a show for Syfy

Masi Oka, otherwise known as Hiro Nakamura from Heroes, is co-writing a Fringe-esque pilot for Syfy called The Correctors. The premise is complicated, but Oka knows a thing or two about wacky alternate reality travel. » 4/22/11 12:31pm 4/22/11 12:31pm

Heroes Returns, More Rad Than Ever, Say Stars

When NBC's Heroes returns later this month, expect the best season since season one, according to stars Masi Oka and Hayden Panettiere. Just don't expect to see too much Ando/Hiro bromance, and not because of Hiro's terminal illness. » 9/11/09 12:00pm 9/11/09 12:00pm

Can Masi Oka Create A Decent Story About Saving The World?

Masi Oka's character on Heroes has dispensed so much conventional wisdom about heroism, it gives the entire audience nosebleeds. But now Oka is set to show us the true nature of heroism: via a story about massively multiplayer online games. » 6/08/09 11:52am 6/08/09 11:52am

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…

io9 Talks To Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd

Not content with owning last weekend's box office at theaters, the makers of Get Smart want all your DVD dollars as well. That's why July 1st sees the release of Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd: Out of Control, a feature-length DVD spin-off starring Control's top tech guys as they try to save the world so that Steve… » 6/26/08 7:30am 6/26/08 7:30am

Yatta! Masi Oka Gets His Own Movie

The first seven minutes of Get Smart are available as a free iTunes download, and they include some new footage of Heroes' Masi Oka and Nate Torrance as the two techies, Bruce and Lloyd. Soon, you'll also be able to download an exclusive clip from the direct-to-DVD spin-off starring Oka and Torrance, Bruce And Lloyd… » 6/11/08 11:25am 6/11/08 11:25am

Web Version of Heroes Will Begin Crossing Over into TV

Viral online marketing is so pre-Cloverfield, you may be thinking to yourself, but don't tell that to Joe Tolerico. He's the guy in charge of all the online shenanigans supporting NBC's Heroes, which now goes by the name of Heroes: Evolution. Over at the Heroes Wiki, Tolerico explains what won't be spinning out of the… » 1/29/08 8:20am 1/29/08 8:20am

io9 Talks to the Creators of "Heroes"

It's not quite Monday without a new episode of Heroes, so we're bringing you the next best possible thing: an interview with creators Tim Kring and Jeph Loeb and a slew of photos of the cast. Check everything out after the jump — it's something to do while you wait impatiently with the rest of us for the writers… » 12/17/07 1:00pm 12/17/07 1:00pm

Heroes Does the Cross-Temporal Sex Dance

One of the more uneven subplots in the second season of NBC's mutant soap Heroes involves time-master Hiro traveling back to feudal Japan, tangling with a white samurai, and falling in love with a lady. To keep the space-time continuum intact, Hiro has to bring the white samurai and the lady together. So he's kept his… » 10/30/07 12:38pm 10/30/07 12:38pm