With Heroes finally returning on September 24, the following couple of details about the second season premiere have been revealed:
- The first episode centers around Claire.
- The episode will feature a villainous Japanese warlord known as "White Beard," various old Japanese villagers and Tuko, a West-African man working for Irish mobster Ricky.
- We'll meet new series regular Maya, a Hispanic woman in her mid 20s, played by Dania Ramirez. The episode will also introduce Kane, a recurring character that may become a regular.
- Hiro Nakamura will remain in the past for a few episodes.