FIRST LOOK: Old and New Collide in Heroes Reborn – 'This Is Heroes on Steroids'

Oh, what a difference five years makes!

PEOPLE can exclusively premiere a First Look at NBC’s upcoming reboot Heroes Reborn, which finds many familiar faces from Heroes in the midst of a dangerous crisis – or, as creator Tim Kring puts it: “They are persecuted and hunted.”

Heroes Reborn Teaser: 'Where Are the Heroes?' (VIDEO)

Where have all the heroes gone?

In a new teaser trailer for NBC’s upcoming series reboot Heroes Reborn, the world without the supernaturally gifted stars of the popular 2006 10 drama looks bleak.

The 30-second clip shows a desolate world, riddled with riots and fires. The overarching message in the dystopian setting? The heroes are missing.

Milo Ventimiglia on His Gotham Arc, Heroes Reborn and, of Course, Gilmore Girls

Set to play a serial killer for a three-episode arc on Gotham, Milo Ventimiglia’s Jason Lennon is a far cry from Peter Petrelli, the empath he portrayed on Heroes.

Zachary Levi on Being a Newlywed: 'Marriage Is a Whole Other Animal'

When former Chuck star Zachary Levi and actress Missy Peregrym tied the knot last June, they were not prepared for the challenges that marriage would introduce.

“Nobody can prepare you for marriage,” Levi, 34, told reporters at the A Night at Sardi’s event, benefitting the Alzheimer’s Association, in Beverly Hills on Wednesday. “Marriage is a whole other animal!”

Zachary Levi to Headline Heroes Reboot on NBC

Welcome back to prime time, Zachary Levi!

The star of NBC’s cult hit Chuck is returning to the network to headline its Heroes reboot. Levi starred in the spy comedy that aired from 2007-2012.

NBC was mum Friday about Levi’s role in Heroes Reborn, which will continue the saga behind the 2006 series that chronicled the lives of ordinary people with extraordinary abilities. NBC ordered 13 episodes for the reboot, which it is calling an event series.

Ali Larter: 'I'm Madly in Love'

Heroes star Ali Larter won’t reveal the identity of her boyfriend, but it sounds like he may be her knight in shining armor.

“I’m madly in love,” the 31-year-old actress and model tells InStyle Makeover’s fall issue. “He just brought light to my life. I feel lucky every morning when I wake up and see him.”

Hopefully the mystery man likes children, because Larter sees them in her future – after her career calms down a bit.

“I’m loving this right now,” she says of acting. “But I can’t wait for that.

Hayden Panettiere to Sing with Greg Grunberg's Band

Heroes cheerleader Hayden Panettiere – who is also a budding singer – will make a guest appearance with fellow cast member Greg Grunberg’s all-star Band From TV this weekend, she confirms to PEOPLE.

“I sang with them at the wrap party for our show,” Panettiere, 17, told PEOPLE Tuesday at a party in L.A. celebrating NBC’s fall season. “I saw them and said, ‘Anytime you guys want me to perform with you I’m totally up for it.’ ”

Natalie Maines' and Terrence Howard's RED ads with their respective children

Natalie Maines of The Dixie Chicks and Oscar nominee Terrence Howardare featured in Gap’s latest RED campaign with their children. The ads will appear exclusively in the new Vanity Fair “Africa” issue thathas 20 different covers.


Julia Roberts doesn't like being pregnant

Splashnews_thny150407a_001_cbbHeroes star, Eric Roberts, brother of Julia, says his sister’s pregnancy is going well, except for one little thing - she’s not a fan of being pregnant.

UPDATE: Heroes' Greg Grunberg's charitable cause for his son

People_pg2Update: Greg has also created a Heroes Artwork Auction, where people canbid on autographed collector’s edition artwork from the show.