Hiro to come to Scrubs as Franklyn

Hiro in HeroesIf you’re a fan of Scrubs, you’ll be pleased to hear that despite the fact Masi Oka is one of the main stars of Heroes, Scrubs‘s producers still want him to appear in the show this season in his regular role of Franklyn. But, if they manage to get him, they’re going to try to ensure he keeps his Heroes super-powers.

Another interesting fact about Masi Oka: he’s actually a full-time programmer for ILM, George Lucas’s graphics house. He wrote some of the software for the effects on Terminator 3. How’s that for multi-talented?

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  • I’m Rob Buckley, a journalist who writes for UK media magazines that most people have never heard of although you might have heard me on the podcast Lockdown Land or Radio 5 Live’s Saturday Edition or Afternoon Edition. I’ve edited Dreamwatch, Sprocket and Cambridge Film Festival Daily; been technical editor for TV producers magazine Televisual; reviewed films for the short-lived newspaper Cambridge Insider; written features for the even shorter-lived newspaper Soho Independent; and was regularly sarcastic about television on the blink-and-you-missed-it “web site for urban hedonists” The Tribe. Since going freelance, I've contributed to the likes of Broadcast, Total Content + Media, Action TV, Off The Telly, Action Network, TV Scoop and The Custard TV.