Trade Breaks: Heroes, Solondz, Galactica

“David Anders, best known for playing the evil British freelance spy Julian Sark on TV’s “Alias”, will play ancient samurai warrior Takezo Kensei in NBC’s sci-fi drama “Heroes” next season. Also joining the cast are pop star and actress Eriko Tamura as a Japanese princess, Barry Shabaka Henley as NYPD Detective Fuller, Holt McCallany as Irish gang leader Ricky, and Lyndsy Fonseca (HBO’s “Big Love”) and Dianna Agron (the CW’s “Veronica Mars”) as sweet and mean cheerleaders respectively…” (full details)

“Paul Reubens, better known for his Pee Wee Herman character, will feature in the new feature by Todd Solondz (“Storytelling”). Solondz first announced the film at the Cannes Film Festival, claiming that it is some sort of a companion piece to his earlier films “Welcome to the Dollhouse” and “Happiness”. Shooting begins this fall…” (full details)

“GALACTICA SPOILERS AHEAD…Seems that the upcoming ‘Battlestar Galactica’ TV movie ‘Razor’ about the Battlestar Pegasus will definitely feature the 70’s era Cylons. Their appearance forms a crucial backstory to Admiral Cain’s character, and rumor is that Cain and Number Six (the tortured one seen onboard) were involved in a lesbian love affair before she was uncovered as a Cylon…” (full details)