Masi Oka from 'Heroes'
Credit: NBC Universal Television Studio

For some Heroes fans, Masi Oka's Hiro Nakamura was a stand-in for thier own wonder at the series -- and now that boy wonder has returned.

Deadline reports that Masi Oka will guest star in multiple episodes of the upcoming Heroes Reborn television series.

“I’m excited to return to my ‘Heroes’ roots,” Oka says. “Hiro Nakamura was such an inspirational role to play, and I’m hoping the fans will enjoy seeing him back on TV.”

Heroes creator Tim Kring, who is executive producing Heroes Reborn cites Oka's character as a "huge part" of the original series success.

"We felt the fans would really love seeing him back in action again," says Kring.

Heroes Reborn is scheduled to debut this fall.

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