Francis Capra - formerly of Veronica Mars fame - is joining the Heroes this fall. He'll take on the recurring role of Jesse Murphy.
According to TV Guide, not much is known at the moment about this character. We can report, though, that he'll be one of the season's villains; and that Jesse will cross paths with Peter Petrelli.
On Heroes, Francis Capra will reunite with former Veronica Mars co-star Kristen Bell.