Heroes' Latest Star Trek: "Uhura" to Play Hero's Nana
Nichelle Nichols by Jesse Grant/WireImage.com
Tim Kring's hailing frequency remains open to
crossovers. Having recruited George "Sulu" Takei to portray Hiro's father during Season 1, the
creator has called upon
, aka USS
communications officer Lt. Uhura, to fill a short-term role.
Nichols, an NBC rep tells TVGuide.com, will be playing Nana, the New Orleans-based grandmother of Monica (the new hero being played by
The Nine's Dana Davis
Majel Barrett, you are now on deck.
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