Heroes: Origins is on hold...

Because of the impending writer's strike the Heroes spinoff has been put on hold.

It was hoped that Heroes: Origins would feature 30 episodes and be ready for transmission next year--but the looming strike by the Writers Guild of America means the project has been put on hold for the time being. Moviehole.net reports, "NBC Entertainment co-chairs Ben Silverman and Marc Graboff didn't want to move forward given the uncertainties of a possible WGA work stoppage.

"But insiders cautioned that Heroes: Origins isn't completely dead and could very well be revived at a later date, perhaps as soon as next season."

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