Milo Ventimiglia is pessimistic about a ‘Heroes’ revival and reveals why he won’t audition for Batman in ‘The Brave & The Bold’

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Milo Ventimiglia talks about it Heroes Reboot and the possibility of a new revival. The actor also revealed why he won’t be auditioning for the role of Batman The brave and the courageous Film that James Gunn is working on as part of the new DC Universe that he is building together with Peter Safran.

In a new interview he said this is us Alum was pessimistic about the idea of ​​a return Heroesthe 2006 superhero series created by Tim Kring that aired on NBC for four seasons.

“I feel like I was taught to say ‘Never say never.'” But I think when they tried to bring it back Heroes and restart Heroes“It was a bit of a soft landing,” Ventimiglia said in an interview with Comic Book. “I don’t think this will be brought up again.”

Ventimiglia played the role of Peter Petrelli, a hospice nurse who can mimic other people’s abilities. NBC relaunched the show in 2015 Heroes reborna 13-episode series set in the same universe as the original series, but with an entirely new cast that included Zachary Levi, Ryan Guzman, Jack Coleman, Robbie Kay, Danika Yarosh and Kiki Sukezane.

The actor shared his thoughts on the reboot, saying, “I think it’s just one of those things [that] I think they tried, but it didn’t quite work. I feel like [Heroes Reborn] Let the story and circumstances be bigger than the characters. And what I understand is that the audience really, really liked the characters from that first season Heroesand it was less about these extraordinary circumstances and the end of the world.”

Ventimiglia noted that the sequel series “forgot the human element and the human experience” with its storylines.

Speaking to the same publication, Ventimiglia also revealed that he would not be attempting to land the role of Bruce Wayne. The actor once auditioned for the role of the Dark Knight, but Robert Pattinson ended up getting the role.

“No, because I’m probably too young at this point,” he said Comic Book about not auditioning for the Batman role in Gunns The brave and the courageous. “That’s how it works, man. If they say they want young Batman, then they want them. When they say they want the old Batman, they want someone older.”

He continued: “As an actor, there are always roles in which you see yourself. There are these characters that you want to be and you think, “Man, I could do that,” and you don’t understand them. You see another actor take it and do a good job with it or do shit. You kind of forget.”

Although he wouldn’t be auditioning for Batman now, Ventimiglia remained optimistic about the technology that would eventually allow him to play the role, adding, “Maybe I’m too young for Batman, or maybe they’re just not that.” Right for me.” that’s okay. I think there could be a cool universe and with AI maybe there will be a Milo playing Batman, who knows.”


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