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NBC Casts ‘Heroes’ Star in New Miniseries

Sep 10, 2014  •  Post A Comment

NBC has cast one of the stars of “Heroes” in an upcoming miniseries. Deadline.com reports that Zachary Quinto, who played Sylar on “Heroes,” joins “The Slap,” which is based on a 2011 Australian program.

Also cast in the project is Brian Cox of “Nuremberg,” with both actors joining Peter Sarsgaard and Mary-Louise Parker in the project.

“‘The Slap’ is described as a complex family drama that explodes from one small incident where a man slaps another couple’s misbehaving child. The seemingly minor domestic dispute pulls the family apart, begins to expose long-held secrets, and ignites a lawsuit that challenges the core American values of all who are pulled into it,” the story reports.

Quinto, who also played Spock in two recent “Star Trek” movies, will portray a married man with a 15-year-old son. He slaps another man’s misbehaving son, the story adds. Cox will play the patriarch of the family.

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Zachary Quinto as Spock

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