Heroes casts Claire's boyfriend

High-fives are in order for Nicholas D'Agosto. The young actor from Omaha, Nebraska, not only landed a major role on one of television's hottest new shows--Heroes--but he'll play the boyfriend of one of the program's most popular characters, Claire Bennett, a rep from NBC confirmed to TV.com today.

This is D'Agosto's first major television role following several guest appearances on shows such as Supernatural, ER, Six Feet Under, and Without a Trace. D'Agosto also starred in the Sundance Film Festival lighthearted drama Rocket Science.

As West, D'Agosto fills the casting call for Claire's boyfriend, leaving only a few more previously announced new Heroes characters for season two unfilled. There's no word yet on West's superpower, only that it is "very cool," according to Reuters.

Earlier this month, Dania Ramirez was added to the cast as a "twentysomething Latina." Ramirez was previously seen on The Sopranos as the ex-fiancée of A.J. Soprano.

Heroes begins its next season this fall on NBC. For more information on the show, read TV.com's previous coverage.

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that's it.
I'm boycotting from Heroes forever.

And I'm making an anti-Nicholas D'Agosto website. Damn you, Nicholas D'Agosto....
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i think that zac is a bad guy because he explains that you should accept who you are. with the pre-tense that he is gay i think that it really means that he has powers aswell. he might not be a powerful bad guy but working for someone powerful maybe. he might be a good guy or a bad guy. either way possible. remember the girl who can appear as anyone and she said, 'how do you know this isn't the real me'. that could be zach. you never know. all i know is that the first series was brilliant the way it ended without questions unanswered unlike lost. looking forward to series two and please don't make it as confusing as lost. another thing i really liked the relationship between the petrelli brothers so i hope they are both back in the next series. an idea is peter used his powers in the future to go back in time and save his brother before peter blows up.
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seriously? this guy? Noooooooooooo!
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I'm really excited that he got this part! I've seen him in some of his other jobs and he's really good. I do hope that they are able to bring Zach back somehow though. I grew really attached to him, and he really helped Claire out, twice. Anway, good casting call for this role.
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Yeah!!!! Liked the other Guy!!!!!!!!!!
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He also froze Molly's dad to death.
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I only recall Sylar with ice powers twice: First in the future where he is about to fight Peter and second is at his moms house where he freeze the water - so a guy with ice powers wouldn't be a oversued power in my opinion and that might also raise question to if Sylar kill this boyfriend of hers since he got ice powers in the future.
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They won't do ice powers again, Sylar's already gotten them. They'd be repeating themselves, and that's not good for the show.
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Five'll get you ten they break up after finding that Claire's hymen regenerates.
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I liked the other guy
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The geeky sidekick Zack should've been promoted, he had no power, but he was there for Claire, so I guess the writers could've hooked him up with a superpower.
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I somehow get the feeling something bad is going to happen to this guy. Everything else surrounding her life has somehow gone bad.
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No, I want that geek with the camera back! Ok, not for me, but for Claire, ;)
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Hayden is cute as hell, i swear her in the cheerleader outfit is the main reason the show became this big!
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to tkalee lindeman isnt claire dad he's the guy played by malcom mcdowell the guy who kidnaps micah and actually wants nathan to go boom, btw on the main point looking at the actor i think he sits well with claire and yes *cool* power may well be ice powers
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hurray...
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Yawn... Just like that "Sopranos" star they keep mentioning. What happened to Zack. He was cool.
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does anyone else think the *cool* power could be infact cool? like ice cool?
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i say it's a perfect choice :D he has the looks of a dude with powers and he's good looking too . About the acting i have no freaking clue but i'm sure they made the right choice :D can't wait for heroes to start back :D
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who the hell is he? I prefer Zack to be Claires boy friend:)
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lucky guy.
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No no no. Lindemann is great! If you like simplicity, then of course, he's a challenging character to get a hold of. But the fascinating thing about him is that he sincerely torn between his conscience, his love of his daughter, and his authoritarian impulses. It's been genuinely compelling to watch how his character has changed.
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Ummm... Who is he?
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who???

Don't really know him



I did saw a picture of him though.....he might match well with Hayden
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love this show !!!! but hate linderman
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nice ;) this show is just great! :)
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