Milo Ventimiglia is opening up about the Heroes reboot and the possibility of a new revival. The actor also revealed why he won’t be auditioning for the Batman role in The Brave and the Bold film that James Gunn is working on as part of the new DC Universe he is constructing alongside Peter Safran.
In a new interview, the This Is Us alum was pessimistic about the idea of bringing back Heroes, the 2006 Tim Kring-created superhero series that aired on NBC for four seasons. “I feel like I’ve been trained to say ‘never say never.’ But I think when they tried to bring back Heroes and reboot Heroes, it was a bit of a soft landing,” Ventimiglia said in an interview with ComicBook. “I don’t think that one’s gonna be revisited again.” Ventimiglia played the role of Peter Petrelli, a hospice nurse who can mimic other people’s abilities.
NBC rebooted the show in 2015 with Heroes Reborn, a 13-episode series in the same universe as the original series but with a whole new cast that included Zachary Levi, Ryan Guzman, Jack Coleman, Robbie Kay, Danika Yarosh, Kiki Sukezane, among others.
The actor shared his thoughts on the reboot, saying, “I think it’s just one of those things [that] I think they tried, and it didn’t quite go.Read more on deadline.com