The son of Machiyo Takeshita, Max was given up for adoption by his birth mother and subsequently adopted by the Bergman's.
Another reason this shouldn't come as too much of a surprise to "Heroes" fans, is that NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke did hint that more of the actors from the original show could be cast in the new series.
Limitless founder and CEO Tom Sanocki praised both of them not only for their connections to Hollywood, but also their deep insights into production technology.
“Those people are really great for VR,” he told Variety.
Eventually Max reveals the reasoning behind his insistence: the Trashman had murdered his biological mother when he was young.
Max assists the team with the investigation and is proven right that the jailed man is not the killer.