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2005-May 2006June 2006July 2006Aug.-Sept. 2006Overview

June 2006

  • The first prepared shoting (unaired episode) which is 72 minutes long, is shortened and the plot is a little changed to give the new pilot; In His Own Image. This will be declared and given only after the end of the first season, with the original Season 1 DVD.

June 5

  • releases the first preview video of Heroes - a four minute clip.

June 7

  • A promotional flash animation: Claire & the Cat, appears at Tim Sale's website. It is a preview of what Heroes will look like. The animation is composed of 15 drawings by Tim Sale. The animation shows us a young Claire, a cat, a truck driver then Hiro and mentions a Mr. Isaac.

June 12

  1. Heroes Brasil (17), the first Heroes blog opens.
  2. "CBR" (18), posts a review about Heroes.

June 13

Before June 18

  1. Jesse Alexander (XXVII), joins the crew as a Writer and a Co-executive Producer.
  2. Therefore, we have his website; The Global Couch (20).
  3. Ruth Ammon (XXVIII) joins the crew as the Production Designer. (June 14)
  4. Allan Arkush (XXIX), joins the crew as a Director and an Executive Producer.
  5. Adam Armus (XXX), joins the crew as a Supervising Producer.
  6. Greg Beeman (XXXI), joins the crew as a Director and an Executive Producer.
  7. And thus, we also have Greg's website; Beaming Beeman (21).
  8. Natalie Chaidez (XXXII), joins the crew as a Writer and a Co-executive Producer.
  9. Jim Chory (XXXIII), joins the crew as a Producer.
  10. Aron Coleite, becomes the Co-Producer.
  11. Kay Foster (XXXIV), joins the crew as a Supervising Producer.
  12. Bryan Fuller (XXXV), joins the crew as the Consulting Producer.
  13. Michael Green (XXXVI), joins the crew as a Writer and a Co-executive Producer.
  14. Lakshminarayanan Shankar (XXXVII), joins the crew as the Vocalist. He's generally known as Shenkar.
  15. It is announced that the cast of Heroes would be visiting the Comic-Con at San Diego on July 21 and 22, also showing the un-cut pilot episode. (June 17)

June 18

  • Heroes' pilot called Genesis will premiere on 25th September 2006. ( (Actually In His Own Image is again shortened and changed to give Genesis.)

June 19

  • Queen TV (22), a blog, publishes with full details, the first synopsis of the first version of the pilot, which is two hours long. You can read it here: Part 1, Part 2. From here we learn that Nathan was first named Harrison, his mother; Alice and Simone; Stella.

June 21 or before

  • Youtube (23) posts a video clip from the show, showing Claire (Hayden Panettiere) attempting suicide. We see the image from a camcorder that a male teenager is shooting of her. Claire climbs up what looks like a metal bridge and then “accidentally” falls off it from a great distance. The boy runs over but Claire gets up, perfectly fine, says her name (Claire Bennet) to the camera, and informs us that this was “attempt #6¨.

The video later becomes unavailable from youtube due to a copyright claim by NBC Universal.

June 24

  • The Internet Movie Database, releases the up-to-date cast for Heroes. The extra information follows:

We learn that the characters played by Tawny Cypress, Greg Grunberg and James Kyson Lee will be called; Simone Deveraux, Matt Parkman and Ando Masahashi respectively. The new cast comprises of;

  • Actually, this is a wrong (past) information. The correct cast is written below, at the overview.

June 26

  • TV without Pity Forum (24) posts the official press release for the cast of Heroes appearance at the 2006 Comic-Con international:

WHAT: Comic-Con International 2006 fans will be the first to watch an exclusive 72-minute special cut of NBC'S 'Heroes' pilot episode, created just for the annual event in San Diego. Debuting this fall on Mondays at 9-10 p.m. ET, 'Heroes' chronicles the lives of ordinary people who discover that they possess extraordinary abilities.
WHO: Following the screening, cast members Ali Larter ('Final Destination'), Greg Grunberg ('Alias'), Milo Ventimiglia ('Gilmore Girls'), Hayden Panettiere ('Ice Princess'), Sendhil Ramamurthy ('Blind Guy Driving'), and Masi Oka ('Scrubs'); creator/executive producer Tim Kring; executive producer Dennis Hammer; co-executive producer/comic book writer Jeph Loeb ('Lost,' 'Superman for All Seasons') and legendary comic book artist Tim Sale ('Batman: The Long Halloween') will participate in a Q&A session. Limited edition Heroes comic books, created by Tim Sale, will be distributed at the screening to fans who receive a special pin at the 'Heroes' booth. In addition, 'Heroes' will have a booth set up on the convention center floor during the entire run of Comic-Con International 2006. At this booth, cheerleaders will be handing out exclusive 'Heroes' collector pins and other limited edition items.
WHEN: Friday, July 21, 2006 at 12:30 ' 2:00 p.m. (Screening/Q&A)
WHERE: Comic-Con International 2006 ' San Diego Convention Center 111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 &mddot; Screening/Q&A will take place in Room 6CDEF &mddot; Booth activities will take place in Booth 3912
SYNOPSIS: From NBC Universal Television Studio comes the epic saga 'Heroes,' which chronicles the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities.

As a total eclipse casts it shadow across the globe, we follow a genetics professor (Sendhil Ramamurthy) in India whose father's disappearance leads him to uncover a secret theory - there are people with super powers living among us. A young dreamer (Milo Ventimiglia) tries to convince his politician brother (Adrian Pasdar) that he can fly. A high school cheerleader (Hayden Panettiere) learns that she is totally indestructible. A Las Vegas stripper (Ali Larter), trying to make ends meet to support her young son (Noah Gray-Cabey), uncovers that her mirror image has a secret. A prison inmate (Leonard Roberts) mysteriously finds himself waking up outside of his cell. A gifted artist (Santiago Cabrera), whose drug addiction is destroying his life and the relationship with his girlfriend (Tawny Cypress), can paint the future. A down-on-his-luck beat cop (Greg Grunberg) can hear peoples' thoughts, including the secrets of a captured terrorist. In Japan, a young man (Masi Oka) develops a way to stop time through sheer will power. Their ultimate destiny is nothing less than saving the world.

June 27

  1. GargylovesWolfy, a HeroesTheSeries Forum member, who has seen the pilot, posts a review -- one containing a lot of spoilers -- at the forum. You can read it here. She provides us almost with the entire synopsis of the pilot. (We learn later that it's actually the unaired episode.)
  2. releases a video of 2 minutes Behind the Scenes.

June 29

June 30

  • Spoiler pictures of Claire from pilot, are released to the HeroesTheSeries Forum.

Overview II

Heroes Creation

People or Companies

  1. Tim Kring
  2. NBC
  3. The Crew
  4. The Cast
  5. NBC Universal Media Studios
  6. Tailwind Productions
  7. Aspen MLT Comics
  8. Comicraft

Official Media

  2. Tim Sale's website
  4. The Global Couch
  5. Beaming Beeman

Unofficial Media

  1. HeroesTheSeries
  2. Heroes Brasil
  3. "CBR"
  4. HeroesTheSeries Forum

Unrelated Media

  1. the Futon Critic
  3. Wikipedia
  5. Queen TV
  6. Youtube
  7. TV without Pity Forum

The Crew

The Series Crew

  1. Tim Kring, the Creator, the Writer and an Executive Producer
  2. Tim Sale, the Artistic Consultant
  3. Dennis Hammer, an Executive Producer
  4. David Semel, the Director and an Executive Producer
  5. Jeph Loeb, the Co-executive Producer
  6. Skip Beaudine, a Producer.
  7. Lori Motyer, the Co-producer.
  8. Burk Sauls, the Colourist
  9. Dave Stewart, the Colourist
  10. Cesar Lemus, the Storyboard Artist.
  11. Michael Budge, the Art Director.
  12. Debra McGuire, the Costume Designer.
  13. Lori Madrigal, a Special Effects Makeup Artist.
  14. Ian Quinn, a Stunt Coordinator.
  15. Wendy Melvoin, a Music Composer.
  16. Lisa Coleman, a Music Composer.
  17. Walter Eckert, the Art Department Coordinator.
  18. Glenn Hetrick, a Special Effects Makeup Artist.
  19. Greg Solomon, a Special Effects Makeup Artist.
  20. Steve Schriver, a Stunt Coordinator.
  21. Jesse Alexander, a Writer and a Co-executive Producer.
  22. Ruth Ammon, the Production Designer.
  23. Allan Arkush, a Director and an Executive Producer.
  24. Adam Armus, a Supervising Producer.
  25. Greg Beeman, a Director and an Executive Producer.
  26. Natalie Chaidez, a Writer and a Co-executive Producer.
  27. Jim Chory, a Producer.
  28. Aron Coleite, the Co-Producer.
  29. Kay Foster, a Supervising Producer.
  30. Bryan Fuller, the Consulting Producer.
  31. Michael Green, a Writer and a Co-executive Producer.
  32. Shenkar, the Vocalist.

The Graphic Novel Crew

  1. Aron Coleite, the Graphic Novel Writer
  2. Michael Turner, a Graphic Novel (GN) Artist
  3. Koi Turnbull, a GN Artist
  4. Mark Roslan, the GN Digital Inker
  5. Peter Steigerwald, a GN Colourist
  6. David Moran, a GN Colourist

The Cast

The Main Cast

  1. Santiago Cabrera as Isaac Mendez
  2. Tawny Cypress as Simone Deveraux
  3. Noah Gray-Cabey as Micah Sanders
  4. Greg Grunberg as Matt Parkman
  5. Ali Larter as Niki Sanders
  6. Masi Oka as Hiro Nakamura
  7. Hayden Panettiere as Claire Bennet
  8. Adrian Pasdar as Nathan Petrelli
  9. Sendhil Ramamurthy as Mohinder Suresh
  10. Leonard Roberts as D. L. Hawkins
  11. Milo Ventimiglia as Peter Petrelli

The Secondary Cast

  1. Americus Abesamis
  2. Omid Abtahi
  3. Max Amini
  4. Randall Bentley
  5. Jack Coleman as HRG
  6. Ashley Crow
  7. Thomas Dekker
  8. Stacy Haiduk
  9. Jacob Hashem
  10. Corey Kotler
  11. Shishir Kurup
  12. James Kyson Lee as Ando Masahashi
  13. Tohoru Masamune as Boss at Yamagato
  14. Michael Milhoan
  15. Milos Milicevic
  16. Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine
  17. Wiley Pickett
  18. Jacqueline Piñol
  19. John Prosky
  20. Deirdre Quinn
  21. Ian Quinn
  22. Cristine Rose as Angela Petrelli
  23. Richard Roundtree
  24. Brian Tarantina
  25. John Thaddeus
  26. David Ury
  27. Greg Wrangler

In-Universe Data

  • There is not yet any confirmed in-universe data.
  • AU1 = First Network Draft
  • AU2 = Claire & the Cat
Information Update edit

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