EXCLUSIVE: Tim Kring discusses the change of direction in Heroes' second season, explaining the decision to alter the show from a season-long arc to several smaller arcs, or "volumes." In particular, he discusses the reason that it's an absolute necessity that new characters be introduced and older ones phased out. SHAMELESS CROSS-PLUG: Check out our exclusive interview with Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon, who discusses the Buffy Season Eight comic. Just CLICK HERE.
EXCLUSIVE: In the concluding part of this one-on-one interview with Heroes mastermind Tim Kring, he discusses plots specifics of "Volume II," shares the concern regarding Heroes over-saturation, updates fans on the continuing evolution of Heroes Origins and reveals the circumstances surrounding Zachary Quinto being temporarily written out of the show so that he can play Mr. Spock in J.J. Abrams' Star Trek.
Cast members from Heroes not only took the time to autograph copies of the season one box set, but they also provided a few clues as to directions the show will travel in during season two.
There's no denying that Heroes took a ratings hit last spring following a seven-week hiatus, losing about two million viewers. For season two, executive producer/creator Tim Kring has devised a plan for a six-episode, standalone spin-off called Heroes: Origins which will fill that vacuum. In this exclusive interview, Kring offers some early details on that show.