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Who's making Jack Bauer surrender his weapon? Don't they know that Jack Bauer is a human weapon capable of thwarting terrorists, assassins and other problem causers the world over? You can make Jack Bauer put down his gun, but if you think that'll stop him, you may be disappointed. The above photo is just one of a bunch of pictures Fox released to tease 24: Live Another Day.
London is a mess. Cars are overturned and burning. People are running and then there's the sight of two very familiar, very beloved characters stumbling into the street. One of them has a gun. The other looks irritated, but that's ok. She usually does. The man raises the gun and fires off a few rounds, then lets out a rage-filled scream.
FOX is stacking the deck of its latest event series, the reboot of its hit television series, 24, as evidenced by the announcement that Tate Donovan (Damages) will join the cast of the Jack Bauer epic. Officially titled 24: Live Another Day because the Kiefer Sutherland-fronted project is going for a James Bond-ian theme, Donovan will inhabit the role of Mark Boudreau, the White House Chief of Staff.
Jack Bauer will live another day on Monday, May 5. Fox finally announced the premiere date of their anticipated event series 24: Live Another Day, along with word that Chuck’s Yvonne Strahovski has joined the cast. Fox also announced the premiere dates for their new comedy Surviving Jack and drama Gang Related.
Earlier this week, Fox passed along word that the production of 24: Live Another Day was headed across the pond to London for "a thrilling international adventure." The clock has restarted on this series, and it's on London time! Today comes word that Kim Raver and the gold-peddling William Devane are signed on for the event series, which is due to air next summer on Fox.
Some of us will always associate her best with Leslie Hope 24 character, Teri Bauer. But playing the crucial role of Jack Bauer's wife in the suspenseful drama's first season is just one of Hope's numerous notable roles. And it looks like she could be adding another to her resume, assuming things go well for The Strain, the FX pilot that Guillermo del Toro is directing.
Mary Lynn Rajskub is kind of a jack-of-all-trades in the world of television. However, she’s probably most famous for her gig on Fox’s 24, where she played the loyal and intelligent Chloe O’Brian. Her character appeared in more episodes of the series than any other, save for Kiefer Sutherland’s Jack Bauer, and it only makes sense that Rajskub would sign on for 24: Live Another Day. However, it took Fox until Thursday to make her role official.
When a show comes back from the dead to return to regular programming, there are often two feelings that accompany the event for fans. First, there is a feeling of excitement, and second, there is a feeling of worry that said program will not be able to live up to its former glory. This happened recently with the reboot of Arrested Development (turns out, there was not much to worry about) and will be happening again when Fox’s hit program, 24, returns to the schedule
Someday, learning that a cancelled show is coming back after years off the air may seem less like a surreal TV-focused dream than it is these days, but today, I'm still reeling over the fact that, in just a few days, we're going to see another season of Arrested Development. And I feel similarly about the recent news that 24 is returning for another season. It seems too good to be true. But it is true!
No Chloe, No Watchy: Mary Lynn Rajskub Talks 24: Live Another Day And Her Character's Possible Return
"I do not know yet," Mary Lynn Rajskub said, in response to Conan O'Brien inquiring about whether or not she'll be appearing in the confirmed return of 24. "I have high hopes. I'm hoping to hear soon." We're hoping to hear soon as well! Jack Bauer is 24, so it's necessary that Kiefer Sutherland is returning, as it is that creator Howard Gordon is involved in the series' return for 24: Live Another Day. But as far as I'm concerned, Chloe is a part of Jack Bauer, figuratively speaking.
Say it with me 24 fans: "Damn it!" We may be hearing Jack Bauer cry out his favorite FCC-friendly swear-word of choice soon enough as the 24 comeback is officially a go. Fox announced today that Kiefer Sutherland is locked in to return to his role as Jack Bauer for 24: Live Another Day, an action-packed event series which is set to air next summer (2014).
There's good news and bad news, Kiefer Sutherland fans. The bad news is, Touch has been cancelled. The Tim Kring drama has been suffering in the ratings, and a shift to Friday nights probably didn't help its situation. On the bright side, the series' cancellation will likely free Sutherland up for the possible 24 revival at Fox. Yes, that's the good news. It's been reported that Fox is looking at a return for 24 as a limited series.
We still have a few months to wait for Fox to bring Touch back for Season 2. Three months as of yesterday, in fact, which doesn't seem so bad. And while we're reaching for the bright side, there's one more reason to look forward to the return of Touch. 24's Annie Wersching is set to guest star in the series' second season in an episode that will air at some point this spring.
24 fans will appreciate this bit of casting news. Carlos Bernard, known for playing the often serious CTU agent Tony Almeida in the popular Fox action-thriller series 24 is set to play a recurring role on TNT’s reboot of Dallas.
Showtime's new thriller Homeland has to be in contention for the best new show this fall. A slow burning and smart 24 with absolutely captivating leads in Claire Danes and Damian Lewis, it creates an almost constant feeling of unease, keeping you on edge as the drama unfolds. The final line from last week's episode seems innocent enough yet, because of the proper build-up and ambiguous delivery, "He's out there, playing the hero card," has me hooked and itching for more.