Ntare Mwine (The Riches) is set to join the cast of NBC's hit superheroic drama Heroes. The Hollywood Reporter states that Mwine's character is an African artist who is close to many of the original heroes.

The characters powers and abilities will be developed and revealed over the course of his nine-episode storyline.

Heroes is an epic drama that chronicles the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities. The show airs Monday nights on NBC.