Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Heroes Reborn TV costumes on display...

2015's Heroes Reborn mini-series was a follow-up to Tim Kring's show about people with superpowers which ran for four seasons from 2006 to 2010. This new television incarnation introduced a whole new batch of EVOs (evolved humans) and saw the return of some fan-favourites too, trying to save humanity from destruction.

Original costumes from TV's Heroes Reborn
Heroes Reborn TV costumes
Heroes Reborn costumes
Katana Girl Heroes Reborn costume
Heroes Reborn costume exhibit
Heroes Reborn costumes
These 'Katana Girl' and 'El Vengador' costumes from the show, designed by Barbara Somerville (with assistance from Kevin Barry and Michael Ground), were photographed on display at Downtown L.A.'s FIDM Museum on August 9, 2016.

Heroes Reborn TV billboard
Heroes Reborn 2015 billboard
In the thirteen episode event series Kiki Sukezane played 'Miko Otomo', the Japanese martial arts expert and sword wielding 'Katana Girl'.

Costume worn by Kiki Sukezane as Katana Girl
in Heroes Reborn
Heroes Reborn Katana Girl costume
Katana Girl Heroes Reborn costume
Katana Girl Heroes Reborn Evernow costume
Katana Girl Heroes Reborn TV costume
Katana Girl is a digital creation that can exist in the video game world of Evernow and the real world, based on the likeness and memories of a video game designer's daughter. The lighter pink outfit is the character's street wear look, whilst this darker purple costume is based on the Evernow game fighting look.

El Vengador costume worn by Ryan Guzman
in Heroes Reborn
Heroes Reborn El Vengador costume
Heroes Reborn El Vengador costume
Heroes Reborn El Vengador costume
El Vengador Heroes Reborn costume
El Vengador costume Heroes Reborn
Heroes Reborn El Vengador TV costume
When we first meet 'El Vengador' he is a masked East L.A. vigilante by the name of 'Oscar Gutierrez' (played by Marco Grazzini) helping EVOs escape persecution in an underground railroad with his super-strength power (a bit like a Lucha Libre Batman mashup).

When he is killed in action the mantle is taken up by his non-powered brother and troubled war veteran, 'Carlos Gutierrez' (Ryan Guzman). This is the original El Vengador costume, but after an unsuccessful mission as the masked hero, Carlos upgrades this design with kevlar and hydraulic motors to be more durable and enhance his training and strength as a soldier.

If you're a fan of the original series, be sure to enjoy these costumes and props from Heroes on display at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Fans of superheroes can also check out more costumes inspired by comic books on the small and big screens here at Hollywood Movie Costumes and Props.

Heroes Reborn TV billboard
Heroes Reborn TV billboard
Buy the TV series: Heroes Reborn: Event Series

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