Heroes is a popular NBC superhero serial drama series that follows the lives of people across the globe who possess various superhuman powers as they struggle to cope with their everyday lives and prevent foreseen disasters from occurring. The second season of Heroes premiered on September 24, 2007, and was released on DVD and Blu-ray on August 26, 2008.
The second season consists of 11 episodes, which were originally planned to be part of a longer season that was cut short by the 2007â2008 Writers Guild of America strike. The season is divided into two volumes: Volume Two: Generations, which focuses on the origins and relationships of the older generation of heroes and villains; and Volume Three: Exodus, which was never aired but was released as a graphic novel and webisodes.
The main cast of Heroes Season 2 includes Milo Ventimiglia as Peter Petrelli, a hospice nurse who can mimic the powers of others; Hayden Panettiere as Claire Bennet, a cheerleader who can regenerate from any injury; Masi Oka as Hiro Nakamura, an office worker who can manipulate time and space; Adrian Pasdar as Nathan Petrelli, a former congressional candidate who can fly; Ali Larter as Niki Sanders/Jessica Sanders/Gina Sanders/Tracy Strauss, a woman with multiple personalities and abilities; Greg Grunberg as Matt Parkman, a police officer who can read minds; Sendhil Ramamurthy as Mohinder Suresh, a geneticist who is searching for people with abilities; Jack Coleman as Noah Bennet, Claire's adoptive father and a former agent of the Company; James Kyson Lee as Ando Masahashi, Hiro's best friend and sidekick; Zachary Quinto as Sylar/Gabriel Gray, a serial killer who steals the powers of others; Dania Ramirez as Maya Herrera, a woman who can emit a deadly virus; Shalim Ortiz as Alejandro Herrera, Maya's twin brother who can negate her power; David Anders as Adam Monroe/Takezo Kensei, an immortal samurai and the founder of the Company; Kristen Bell as Elle Bishop, a sociopathic agent of the Company who can generate electricity; and Leonard Roberts as D.L. Hawkins, Niki's husband who can phase through solid objects.
The second season of Heroes also features several recurring and guest stars, such as George Takei as Kaito Nakamura, Hiro's father and one of the founders of the Company; Cristine Rose as Angela Petrelli, Peter and Nathan's mother and another founder of the Company; Ashley Crow as Sandra Bennet, Claire's adoptive mother; Jimmy Jean-Louis as The Haitian, Noah's partner who can erase memories and block powers; Adair Tishler as Molly Walker, a young girl who can locate anyone in the world; Stephen Tobolowsky as Bob Bishop, Elle's father and the leader of the Company; Nicholas D'Agosto as West Rosen, Claire's boyfriend who can fly; Dana Davis as Monica Dawson, Niki's cousin who can mimic any physical skill she sees; Eriko Tamura as Yaeko, Hiro's love interest in feudal Japan; David Berman as Brian Davis, Niki's psychiatrist; Barry Shabaka Henley as Detective Fuller, Matt's partner; Holt McCallany as Ricky McKenna, an Irish gang leader who befriends Peter; Katie Carr as Caitlin McKenna, Ricky's sister and Peter's love interest; Dominic Keating as Will, an Irish gang member; Shalim Ortiz as Alejandro Herrera ... 9160f4acd4