Oka will bring Hiro Nakamura back to life for upcoming miniseries Heroes Reborn.

He says, "I'm excited to return to my Heroes roots. Hiro was such an inspirational role to play, and I'm hoping the fans will enjoy seeing him back on TV."

Series executive producer Tim Kring adds, "The character of Hiro Nakamura was such a huge part of the first series' success, and a gigantic fan favourite. We felt the fans would really love seeing him back in action again."