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It's taken them three seasons, but Heroes is finally embracing its heritage with the announcement that Seth Green and Breckin Meyer are to join the cast of NBC's superhuman drama, playing two massive comic book nerds. Does this mean that we're going to see more of 9th Wonders, the show's deus ex comic book plot device?According to Entertainment Weekly's Michael Ausiello, the two fanboys are going to "cross paths with (and perhaps serve as advisors to) one of the Heroes." No mention of which Hero it would be, but my fingers are crossed that it's not the already-geeky Hiro. Instead, why not show someone with imagination teaching Peter what he can really do with all those powers of his, or teach Sylar that, with great power, comes great responsibility? Exclusive: 'Heroes' Geeks Out Over Seth Green, Breckin Meyer []

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