LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Zachary Levi is confirmed for Heroes reboot Heroes Reborn.
NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt announced the news at the 2015 Television Critics Association winter press tour Thursday. The 34-year-old actor will star alongside Jack Coleman, who portrayed Noah Bennet, aka Horn-Rimmed Glasses, on the original series.
"We are happy to announce this morning that Zach Levi is joining the cast," Greenblatt told reporters. "We're still keeping Zach's role under wraps because everything about this show is shrouded in secrecy. More names will be announced in the coming months."
"One of my first, and fondest, memories of joining the NBC family in 2007 was having the pleasure of getting to know Tim Kring, and the cast of Heroes," Levi added. "I was a fan of their collective work and always thought it was such a fantastic and fun world they got to play in. With Heroes: Reborn, I'm honored to have the opportunity to bring more of that world to life."
Heroes debuted in 2006, and ran for four seasons on NBC. The sci-fi drama followed a group of people who discover they possess superhuman abilities, and starred Hayden Panettiere, Adrian Pasdar, Masi Oka and Greg Grunberg, among others.
Levi came to fame as Kipp Steadman on ABC sitcom Less Than Perfect, and subsequently starred as Chuck Bartowski on NBC series Chuck. The actor voiced Flynn Rider in animated Disney feature Tangled, and appeared as Fandral in Marvel movie Thor: The Dark World.