11:40 AM EDT 11/01/2015
Originally posted 10/29/2015 02:00PM
Masi Oka is ready to be heroic once again.
The star is in the midst of a three-episode arc on Heroes Reborn, and though he's excited to reprise his role as the time-traveling Hiro Nakamura, getting back into the action has been a challenge.
The actor, 40, is currently starring on Hawaii Five-0 but finds Heroes is more physically demanding, particularly picking up the role he first played in 2006 "a few pounds and a couple of years" later.
"Getting back into the action took a little bit of time," he tells PEOPLE. "This time I'm more of a ninja than a samurai because I'm wielding two swords rather than one long sword."
Originally posted 08/24/2015 11:00AM
Oh, what a difference five years makes!
Originally posted 06/24/2015 12:10PM
In a new teaser trailer for NBC's upcoming series reboot Heroes Reborn, the world without the supernaturally gifted stars of the popular 2006–10 drama looks bleak.
Originally posted 10/25/2007 09:00AM
"I'm not dating, but I'm seeing – just getting to meet a lot of great people, which is fantastic. Meanwhile, I'm still searching for my soul mate as well. But I'm planning to be surprised."
Masi Oka talking about his love life with PEOPLE at the L.A. premiere of Dan in Real Life
Originally posted 09/17/2007 02:40PM
Hayden Panettiere may be just getting over a breakup (from boyfriend Stephen Coletti), but she doesn't need any advice from her Heroes costar Masi Oka.
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