24: prequel series in the works

Jack Bauer is set to return in a follow-up series to 24, charting the CTU agent’s life up until the popular 2001 series. Former 24 showrunner Howard Gordon is working alongside its creators, Joel Surnow and Bob Cochran about the possibility of a prequel series. The trio will be on writing duties and the project is … >

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24 is being rebooted again, with a female lead

After the spin-off series 24: Legacy came and went after just one season, 20th Century Fox has been busy working out what to do with the 24 series and brand. Its latest plan? It’s pressing ahead with a reboot of sorts, that will take the real-time idea behind the programme, but move away from counter … >

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24: Fox working on yet another reboot

Since Kiefer Sutherland’s Jack Bauer finally handed in his wristwatch after eight seasons of 24, Fox has been struggling to come up with a way forward for one of its most lucrative television franchises. There was prolonged talk of a feature film, that ultimately went nowhere. And then there was the 24: Legacy series, starring … >

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‘Homeland’ and ’24’ writer pens drama ‘Fearless’ for ITV

Created by Homeland and 24 writer, Patrick Harbinson, the brand new thriller Fearless launches on ITV in June.  Starring Helen McCrory – best known for Peaky Blinders, Penny Dreadful, and the movie Hugo – the six-part drama will follow her character, Emma Banville. A human rights lawyer known for defending lost causes, Emma’s on a mission to … >

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UK start date confirmed for ’24: Legacy’ reboot

The brand new season of 24 will air in the UK just over a week after its US debut. Introducing Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton) as the show’s new lead, following the departure of original star Kiefer Sutherland, 24: Legacy is from Emmy® Award-winning executive producers Howard Gordon (Homeland) and Brian Grazer (24). Featuring the same real-time … >

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UK’s Top 10 most addictive TV box sets revealed

A new nationwide study has revealed the TV show box set that UK viewers find most addictive. The research commissioned by Sky Box Sets looks at the growing popularity of box sets in our everyday lives. Game of Thrones came in first place, with nearly a third of the votes, closely followed by The X-Files and The Walking Dead. Father Ted … >

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Win ’24: Live Another Day’ on Blu-ray!

Kiefer Sutherland returns as Jack Bauer for one more mission as 24: Live Another Day arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on Monday 6 October from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. To celebrate the release, we’ve got Blu-ray box sets to give away to three of our Twitter followers! For a chance to win, just follow … >

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Stephen Fry and Kiefer Sutherland to star in Sky’s Christmas drama

24: Live Another Day co-stars Stephen Fry and Kiefer Sutherland will reunite in a new one-off Sky Arts drama this Christmas. The 30-minute film is written and directed by Greg Ellis. Part of the channel’s Playhouse Presents… strand, Marked follows the story of James (Sutherland), a seemingly regular guy who has been ground down by … >

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