According to The Hollywood Reporter Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters) has come aboard the cast of NBC's Heroes.

He will play the recurring role of Captain Lubbock, a Baltimore detective. The producers are typically telling very little about the storyline, but apparently the character that Hudson plays is searching for another character.

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Apparently, in this the fourth season of Heroes a "new mythology about a traveling carnival of people with special powers run by a charismatic but evil Earth-moving ringleader (Robert Knepper)" will be revealed and incorporated with the current characters on the show.