"Heroes" Star Set to Join the "Sarah Connor Chronicles"

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A few weeks back it was announced that up & comer Lena Headey would star as the mother of the future in "The Sarah Connor Chronicles," a TV series based upon the "Terminator" flicks. And now comes word that "Heroes" actor Thomas Dekker will be playing her son, John Connor.

From The Hollywood Reporter: "Thomas Dekker is set to play John Connor in Fox's drama pilot "The Sarah Connor Chronicles," from WBTV and C2, the company of "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines" producers Mario Kassar and Andrew Vajna.

Written by Josh Friedman, the project takes place after the events depicted in "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" and follows Sarah Connor (Lena Headey), a modern warrior and loving single mom to 15-year-old son John (Dekker). Dekker recurs on NBC's hit new drama "Heroes" as Zach, Claire's (Hayden Panettiere) friend and confidant."