9 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Heroes’
Heroes was one of the most popular sci-fi shows of the 2000s. Running from 2006 to 2010, the show had five seasons in total and even spawned a spin-off series, Heroes Reborn, that aired for one season in 2015 for one season. Since the show was such a hit, earning critical acclaim, as well as Emmy and Golden Globe nominations, we have 9 things you didn’t know about Heroes:
9. An Ever-Shifting Cast
Series creator Tim Kring originally wanted to have an ever-shifting cast, but this changed when he realized how popular the original cast was with audiences, so he brought back most of the cast for season one for season two, with a few additions who received star billing.
8. Casting Dania Ramírez
Dania Ramírez was cast based on her performance in The Sopranos. Creator Tim Kring notified her that he had a Latin character that he wanted her come in and test for, so she came in and read for the character, Maya Herrera. She was the only actress called in to test for the part.