LA Daily News has posted a brief paragraph revealing that the second season of

Heroes will start filming next week.

In addition, the story reveals some of the new upcoming characters:

the show is casting for several possibly recurring characters. Per casting sources, they include: a pretty and kind elementary school teacher, a hippie-ish high school chemistry teacher, a Kinko's store manager, a small-time Irish mobster and a California high school girl who isn't especially athletic.

Heroes will return to NBC this fall.

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