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  • '24: Legacy,' Lee Daniels' 'Star' Ordered to Series at Fox

    04/28/2016 11:39:36 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 3 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | April 27, 2016 | Lesley Goldberg
    The network has handed out early series orders to two of its most high-profile pilots this season, both hailing from its sibling studio 20th Century Fox TV: 24: Legacy and Lee Daniels' Star. Legacy, which now counts former 24 star Kiefer Sutherland as an executive producer, is picked up for 12 episodes, while Star has scored the traditional 13. 24: Legacy is a new take on the franchise that features an all-new cast of characters and is structured in the same style of the original series. Legacy revolves around a military hero's (Corey Hawkins, Straight Outta Compton, The Walking Dead)...
  • ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Star Corey Hawkins to Topline Fox’s ’24’ Spinoff

    01/25/2016 3:00:48 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 18 replies
    Variety ^ | January 25, 2016 | Elizabeth Wagmeister
    Corey Hawkins will star in the pilot for “24: Legacy” — the “24” revival series in the works at Fox — Variety has learned. The “Straight Outta Compton” alum has nabbed the leading role of Eric Carter in the pilot. As previously reported, the new “24” will not bring back Kiefer Sutherland’s Jack Bauer, so while Hawkins’ character is not a direct replacement, he will topline the potential series. (Sources tell Variety that while only a pilot has been ordered, “24: Legacy” is expected to land a 13-episode order.) Described as strong and smart, Eric came from a very rough...
  • Fox orders new 24 pilot with none of the original cast

    01/15/2016 10:39:32 AM PST · by Bratch · 79 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | January 15 2016 | JAMES HIBBERD
    It’s official: Fox is making a new version of 24.  Also official: The reboot will have an all-new cast, with producers currently seeking an African-American actor to take over for longtime series star Kiefer Sutherland.  [...] In another switch from the original series, the show will focus less on a lone wolf lead and is more of a “two-hander,” with the Carter character paired with a female co-lead. 
  • 24 Spinoff at Fox Would Revolve Around a New Male Character

    06/01/2015 2:47:36 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 12 replies
    TV Line ^ | 6/1/15 | Michael Ausiello
    Jack Bauer is passing the torch stopwatch. Fox is developing a 24 spinoff that would revolve around a new twentysomething male terrorist hunter, , franchise overlord Howard Gordon confirmed to TVLine Sunday at the Critics Choice Television Awards. While there are no current plans for Kiefer Sutherlands Jack to appear, its entirely possible his iconic character could pop in and out on a guest-star basis.
  • Fox Explores 24 Without Jack Bauer

    01/18/2015 11:07:11 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 36 replies
    Deadline ^ | January 17, 2015 | Nellie Andreeva
    Are Jack Bauer or the real-time format at the heart of 24? Fox brass are likely wrestling with that dilemma as they are weighing a possible new limited series installment of the popular franchise. Thats because the network has been pitched a followup to last summers 24: Live Another Day that may or may not feature 24 signature star Kiefer Sutherland. In the the idea, which comes from 24/24: Live Another Day executive producers Howard Gordon, Evan Katz and Manny Coto, there is a point at which Jack Bauer could come in and fit organically into the story, or they...
  • Freddie Prinze Jr. on His '24' Days: 'Kiefer was the Most Unprofessional Dude in the World'

    07/28/2014 3:06:17 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 101 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 7/28/2014 | Hilary Lewis
    Freddie Prinze Jr. had such an awful experience acting opposite Kiefer Sutherland in 24 that he "wanted to quit the business," he said. The actor explained to ABC News that working with Sutherland was "terrible." "I did 24, and it was terrible. I hated every moment of it," Prinze said. "Kiefer was the most unprofessional dude in the world. That's not me talking trash. I'd say it to his face. I think everyone that's worked with him has said that."
  • Jack Bauer meets Benghazi

    05/10/2014 2:20:00 PM PDT · by SincerelyAmanda · 43 replies
    Brenner Brief News ^ | May 9, 2014 | Amanda Read
    In the newest season of 24, Jack Bauer meets Benghazi.
  • 24: Live Another Day--Live Thread

    05/05/2014 4:08:15 AM PDT · by silent_jonny · 3,888 replies
  • 24 is back!!!--The power of Jack Bauer! Kiefer Sutherland flanked by ladies in red

    05/03/2014 1:15:36 PM PDT · by dennisw · 129 replies
    dailymail ^ | 3 May 2014 | Iona Kirby
    It has been almost four years since the final episode of 24 aired. 24: Live Another Day will be set in London and will begin airing in the US on May 5 and the UK two days later. The show will follow Jack attempting to stop the assassination of President James Heller while battling CIA agents tracking him, along with the help of Chloe ,who is now working underground with a high-profile hacker. Kiefer is nervous that the revival wont live up to fans expectations and recently told the Daily Telegraph: The fear of not having it fulfil all of...
  • 24: Live Another Day. First Full Trailer.

    03/26/2014 8:50:43 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 24 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | March 25, 2014 | James Hibbard
    No more short teasers, dammit! Fox has released its first full minute-long preview of new footage for 24: Live Another Day. Whats in it? Gunfire, explosions, computers, talking very urgently into cell phones, and lots and lots of chatter about an impending attack. Yeah, its 24. Check it out below. Jack Bauer returns May 5.
  • Is the old FR weekly "24" thread still on here somewhere?

    03/09/2014 3:44:17 PM PDT · by LaybackLenny · 32 replies
    Pardon the vanity, but does anyone know if the old weekly "24" thread is still somewhere in the FR archives; and if so, is it going to be re-booted for the upcoming "24" mini-series?I've searched, but haven't been able to locate it. It was lot's of fun live-blogging Jack Bauer's exploits every week. (Especially the "Freckles" epssodes...LOL)
  • 24 Live Another Day 10 Episode Series Premiers April 2014

    01/11/2014 9:51:42 AM PST · by sean327 · 32 replies
    Fox Broadcasting Company ^ | 10 Jan 2014 | Fox Broadcasting
    24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY is a thrilling new tent-pole event series which will restart the clock on the groundbreaking and Emmy Award-winning drama franchise starring Kiefer Sutherland. Produced by 20th Century Fox Television, Imagine Television and Howard Gordons Teakwood Lane Productions, 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY will make its historic debut in the summer of 2014 on FOX. The high-octane saga reunites showrunner Howard Gordon with Sutherland and retains the real-time, fast-paced format with split screens and complex interweaving storylines, with 12 episodes representing 24 hours. The suspenseful event series once again follows the exploits of heroic agent JACK BAUER (Sutherland),...
  • Whoa: Fox bringing back '24'?

    05/11/2013 6:07:12 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 52 replies
    Cain TV ^ | 5/10/13 | DAN CALABRESE
    I have to say, I did not see this one coming at all. It's one thing to revive a series that's been dormant for many years, like TNT has done successfully with Dallas, but has there ever been a case of a show coming back only four years after it ended? But hey, I'm not a TV programming executive and I don't want to be. Hands up if you want to see Jack back! Entertainment Weekly reports: For 24 miniseries/limited series, were hearing Fox is actually currently looking at a 13-episode order for the show. For a cable series, thats...
  • Report: Fox to Revive 24 as Limited Series

    05/09/2013 4:57:07 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 47 replies
    TV Line ^ | May 9, 2013 | Michael Ausiello
    Fox is looking to restart the clock on 24. The network is looking to bring back the Emmy-winning real-time thriller as a limited series event, Deadline reports. No deals are in place in front of or behind the screen, but Kiefer Sutherland is said to be in early talks to reprise his role as Jack Bauer. Former 24 boss Howard Gordon, meanwhile, would likely oversee the revival, per Deadline. News of a possible 24 rebirth comes just hours after Fox pulled the plug on Sutherlands Touch. Thoughts? Does this sound like the best or worst idea ever?
  • New Savage Model 42 22LR/410 Shotshell Combination Gun

    08/24/2012 3:03:40 PM PDT · by marktwain · 24 replies ^ | 17 August, 2012 | Jeff Quinn
    Savage Arms has a history of producing good-shooting, affordable combination guns. Unlike many of the European combo guns that cost more than a new pickup truck, the Savage Model 24 that was built in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s provided shooters, campers, hunters, and survivalists with handy firearms that would fire both rifle and shotgun ammunition, at prices that most folks could afford. However, several variations of these discontinued Model 24 combination guns are now fetching princely sums of money, as most folks who have these guns are not willing to part with them. If you do find one for...
  • fox pulls plug on 24 movie kiefer sutherland furious

    03/14/2012 5:02:51 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 37 replies ^ | 03/14/2012 | Oregonherald
    The movie based on the conspiracy-terrorism-action show was in pre-production and set to start shooting next month, but has now ground to a halt because Fox will greenlight a budget no higher than $30 million, while Sutherland and producer Brian Grazer feel the budget needs to be in the low $40s at its tightest. A Fox spokesman confirmed that the movie was on hold, and said it was related to timing.
  • Kiefer Sutherland: '24' film to shoot this spring

    01/08/2012 4:37:20 PM PST · by Nachum · 23 replies
    Access Hollywood ^ | 1/8/12 | Staff
    Kiefer Sutherlands new Fox drama, Touch is on its way later this month, but it wont keep the actor from making the 24 movie, set to begin production shortly. The status on the movie hopefully we will be shooting at the end of April, beginning of May, the actor said on Sunday the FOX portion of the Television Critics Association Winter Session in Pasadena. (Snip) The commitment to a television show, in the case of 24, was eight years, so if youre gonna do something potentially for another eight years, you want it to be something that you can
  • 24 movie to begin filming in spring with Kiefer Sutherland reprising Jack Bauer role

    12/11/2011 3:19:52 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 39 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | Tuesday, December 6, 2011 | Ethan Sacks
    Kiefer Sutherland will go where the action is in big-screen followup to hit series '24.' Nothing can stop Jack Bauer not terrorists, and certainly not Hollywood development hell. The long-delayed 24 movie is set to start filming in the spring, once star Kiefer Sutherland becomes available in April, reported. Twentieth Century Fox has been eying a possible film franchise based on its television division hit since before the clock ran out on the shows eighth and final season in 2010. Director Tony Scott once hovered around the project but has since dropped out. Intelligence reports indicate that the...
  • Gores 24 Hours of Fantasy About To Begin

    09/13/2011 2:53:14 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 18 replies · 1+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | 9/13/2011 | Tom Harris
    An effort to "expose" climate change skeptics will instead show that Gore is a charlatan. Unfortunately for Al Gore, but fortunately for the rest of us, much of what we will hear in his 24 Hours of Reality extravaganza starting Wednesday evening is pure fantasy. Gore is completely wrong when he tells us that the science of climate change is settled. If his Climate Reality Project actually did promote climate realism, he would tell us that the science is in a period of negative discovery the more we learn, the more we realize we do not understand about this,...
  • Proof of the Hollywood Blacklist: 24's Chloe Goes from Embracing Conservatives to Liberal Activist

    10/29/2010 12:31:48 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 45 replies
    10/29/10 | Edna Mode
    Four years ago "24" actress Mary Lynn Rajskub was quoted as saying "I got into acting to avoid politics." Unlike most of her liberal colleagues, Miss Rajskub didn't discuss the subject and acted very accepting towards conservatives. The actress appeared on the Laura Ingraham Show and was photographed in Rush Limbaugh's studio. Everything changed the moment Rush Limbaugh planted an innocent tiny kiss on her at 2006 Heritage Foundation Panel discussing the show 24. Outrage was the reaction amongst her peers. Ex-boyfriend Duncan Trussell supposedly asked "when he kissed you did he suck out your soul and replace it with...
  • 24 Creator Takes on Kennedy Legacy, The Left Gags

    06/18/2010 5:56:07 PM PDT · by HorowitzianConservative · 23 replies · 707+ views
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | June 18, 2010 | Chris Yogerst
    Now that the hit show 24 is a thing of the past, creator Joel Surnow has set his sights on the Kennedy Legacy. Surnow is putting together a miniseries about the Kennedy family that will air on the History Channel. Unfortunately, since Surnow is a conservative in Hollywood there have already been people bashing the project. Surnow responds to critics: Its not fair because they looked at early drafts of script that dont even resemble the final draft. It was way too early for them to comment on it. The fact of the matter is, because Im known as one...
  • End of "24". Random Thoughts

    05/24/2010 7:01:40 PM PDT · by paul in cape · 138 replies · 3,401+ views
    5/24/10 | self
    Now that "24" has ended, feel free to offer random thoughts here.
  • The final countdown on 24'

    05/24/2010 5:12:33 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies · 691+ views
    the daily caller ^ | 5/24/10 | Pat McMahon
    Tonight marks the end of a television era: 24 airs its eighth season finale. The impact of the show on the country has been profound; in the way subjects on the show have been brought into the public spectrum and how Jack Bauer, the protagonist, has become an icon the man that will do anything to stop evil. While many mourn the loss of Law and Order or Lost, 24 has had a greater impact on America in our post-9/11 era.
  • '24' star Kiefer Sutherland reflects [...] (Interesting quote on Islamic terrorism)

    05/24/2010 11:26:47 AM PDT · by SnakeDoctor · 38 replies · 1,654+ views
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | 5/24/2010 | Lynette Rice
    [...] What about the shows past depiction of Muslims? In the second season, we worked with the Muslim community, and I know we did a PSA. But, if you want to just take a look at 9/11, they were Muslims. Deal with it. Its a fact, and Muslim extremists exist, and we have also done Christian right extremists, and we have also done political, Eastern block terrorists, and those who had financial and religious motives all kinds. We werent going to pretend that the 22 hijackers in 9/11 werent Muslim. By the same token, I do believe you have...
  • DeVore Monday night special

    05/22/2010 9:50:36 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 8 replies · 400+ views ^ | May 21,2010 | DeVore for California
    From: DeVore for California Date sent 05/21/2010 05:05:19 pm Subject: Monday night special View this email online Want to join a call party? Click here to find out if there are calls in your area Dear Patriot, Breaking news: we outraised Barbara Boxer and Tom Campbell in our online fundraising goals for this week's FEC deadline and YOU made it happen. Now, with the extra funds you helped us raise... we have a surprise. Watch FOX's final episode of "24" on Monday night. We have made a state-wide media buy, buying two ads during this historic show highly regarded...
  • Jack Bauer Has Gone Commando!

    05/17/2010 9:15:00 PM PDT · by Mountain Mary · 106 replies · 2,721+ views
    Calling all 24 Fans! Need a critique of the show tonight. Jack has turned up the heat. Chuckie Logan narrowly escaped death and has now warned the REAl Russian villain. Allison Taylor's mind has gone south. Our Jack is in his Terminator outfit but is badly wounded. HELP! I need to "talk" to someone about all of this!
  • Jack Bauer Died Monday Night and Bush Derangement Syndrome Killed Him

    05/11/2010 6:14:09 PM PDT · by Nachum · 69 replies · 2,742+ views
    big hollywood ^ | 5/11/10 | Orson Bean
    **If you TiVo there are Spoilers** Who are you and what have you done with Jack Bauer? Thats what I wanted to scream at the pod person who starred on 24 last Monday. When the conservative creators of the show left and liberals took over, I was apprehensive. But by and large, the quality of the program kept up. I snorted, of course, when a bad character was threatened with torture by other bad guys. She was hauled into a medieval chamber filled with pincers, hot pokers and iron maidens. Then she was strapped down, a washcloth was draped over...
  • Jack Bauer stares down an unhappy ending on "24"

    05/07/2010 5:26:57 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 57 replies · 2,080+ views
    Jack Bauer stares down an unhappy ending on "24" 6:49pm EDT LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - For fans of hit TV show "24," this will come as no great shock: the show's creator on Friday promised that when the action program finishes its run this month, an unhappy ending will greet Jack Bauer. U.S. government agent Bauer, played by Kiefer Sutherland, has saved the world time-and-again and been thanked for his efforts with any number of personal tragedies, including the death of loved ones. So it seemed natural that in the final seconds of his final show, he should face hardship...
  • Katee Sackhoff on 24 and the nlikely thrill of being waterboarded [Spoiler warning]

    05/05/2010 3:06:59 PM PDT · by SnakeDoctor · 22 replies · 1,383+ views
    Movieline ^ | May 3, 2010 | Kyle Buchanan
    [...] Your character got waterboarded in last weeks episode. What was your reaction when you got that script? Well, when I first read it, I thought, Its about time they do something to this poor girl. [Laughs] I was excited to do it because Ive never been waterboarded, and I thought it would really be kind of fun. We tried to do it with a tube in my mouth, which just made it completely difficult, so I was like, You guys are just gonna have to waterboard me. They were like, Are you sure youre OK? and I was like,...
  • Tracking Terror: Timeline Of Shazhads Arrest

    05/05/2010 2:50:40 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 130+ views ^ | May 5, 2010 | annem040359
    With many THANKS to the AP, a timeline of what lead up to the arrest of the man who planted the bomb-laden suv in Times Square. Using references to the Fox Tv Channel drama, “24″, and Jack Bauer, the AP and YouTube go over step-by-step to present what the the tee-shirt vendor saw, how the NYPD did their investagation, the FBI’s effort’s, and what Homeland Security did do as well.
  • Kennedy mini-series provokes outrage among American liberals (US media black out on this?)

    04/29/2010 9:02:43 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 25 replies · 1,077+ views ^ | 11:10PM BST 29 Apr 2010 | By Nick Allen in Los Angeles
    A new television mini-series on the Kennedys masterminded by the rightwing creator of '24' has outraged American liberals and historians who have branded it a "political character assassination" concentrating on sex and scandal.
  • Netflix Instant heads up: '24'

    04/25/2010 7:34:46 AM PDT · by DGHoodini · 35 replies · 547+ views
    Netflix | 4/25/2010 | DGHoodini
    May or may not be news to Netflix subscribers, but I just noticed that they've added the first 7 seasons of '24', to their 'Watch Instantly' lineup. That's good news to *me* at least. ;o)
  • Jack Bauer is really, really p**sed off tonight!

    04/19/2010 8:46:48 PM PDT · by Mountain Mary · 57 replies · 1,564+ views
    Jack has escaped in a helicopter. Chloe is trying to talk him down. President Taylor has gone postal. 24 fans: we need to talk!
  • Tonight's episode of 24!!!

    04/12/2010 8:30:06 PM PDT · by Mountain Mary · 43 replies · 1,231+ views
    Does anyone want to chat about tonight's episode? I'm in shock about Freckles. Our Jack is distraught. Is there a Freeper thread about the show?
  • The Anti-Bauer in the White House

    04/07/2010 9:06:43 PM PDT · by stolinsky · 8 replies · 343+ views ^ | 04-08-10 | stolinsky
    Go through the bullet list of Jack Bauers qualities. Now tell me that President Obama isnt as close as possible to the anti-Bauer. Yes, Jack Bauer is a fictional character. But is Barack Obama real? What does he really stand for? He didnt campaign on promises to weaken our defenses and encourage terrorists to attack us with chemical or biological weapons. Yet that is what he is doing. What else is on his agenda? In a very real sense, I know Jack Bauer better than I know Barack Obama.
  • Leftist Politics Destroyed 24

    03/31/2010 7:57:24 AM PDT · by rdb3 · 72 replies · 2,336+ views
    News Real Blog ^ | 31 MARCH 2010 | Chris Yogerst
    Leftist Politics Destroyed 24 2010 March 31 by Chris Yogerst tags: 24, Jack Bauer Since 2001, there havent been any shows that have excited me more than 24. In fact, I cant think of the last show that kept me on the edge of my seat like 24 did during its first few seasons. Its ability to attack terrorism in a way that takes no prisoners was not only timed perfectly after 9/11 it also provided a captivating story. Each commercial break felt like an eternity and the weeks in-between episodes were true tests of patience.The 24 we see...
  • Farewell and Adieu, Jack Bauer

    03/29/2010 6:50:35 PM PDT · by Cindy · 14 replies · 741+ views
    AMERICAN ^ | March 29, 2010 | by Rick Moran
    SNIPPET: "Jack Bauer may be the first fictional character in history who has been accused of inciting war crimes. During the shooting of Season 6, a group of real-life interrogators from the FBI, CIA, and the Army paid a visit to the set to make their case that the depiction of torture on "24" was not only unrealistic, but was also inspiring cadets at West Point and soldiers in the field to ape Bauer's methods of extracting information. The professionals pointed out that in their experience, torture never works, and that the "ticking bomb scenario" itself is a fantasy that...
  • FOX: "24" Canceled

    03/26/2010 7:29:51 PM PDT · by shove_it · 72 replies · 2,077+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | 26 Mar 2010
    Jack Bauer's latest rough day will be his last on TV. FOX drama "24" will conclude with its current eighth season, star Mary Lynn Rajskub Tweeted on Friday, breaking the news. VIEW THE PHOTOS: Kiefer Sutherland "Just found out we got the word officially," she Tweeted. "This is 24's last season." FOX later confirmed the news, calling it a joint decision between "24" star and executive producer, Kiefer Sutherland, and showrunner Howard Gordon. [...]
  • Official: '24' ends on Fox

    03/26/2010 5:35:32 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 53 replies · 1,215+ views
    TLF ^ | Friday March 26, 2010
    Tick, tick, tick and done. After eight seasons, Foxs 24 is coming to an end. The groundbreaking action drama will air its final real-time episode in May, the victim of a confluence of circumstances: a swelling budget, declining ratings and creative fatigue. Yet for fans of Jack Bauer, there remains hope. Studio 20th TV is developing a theatrical film that takes Bauer to Europe, and showrunner and executive producer Howard Gordon says other possibilities are being explored as well. There are other possible iterations of Jack Bauer and his world, Gordon said (full Q&A with Gordon about series ending...
  • End of The Day for '24',Long-running show gets official cancellation

    03/26/2010 5:30:19 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 10 replies · 522+ views
    Variety ^ | Mar. 26, 2010, 4:58pm PT | By MICHAEL SCHNEIDER
    Jack Bauer's clock has officially been stopped.
  • End of The Day for '24',Long-running show gets official cancellation

    03/26/2010 5:29:00 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 14 replies · 445+ views
    Variety ^ | Mar. 26, 2010, 4:58pm PT | By MICHAEL SCHNEIDER
    Jack Bauer's clock has officially been stopped.
  • Variety: Clock winds down for '24' (24 likely cancelled after Season 8)

    03/10/2010 10:29:59 AM PST · by SnakeDoctor · 48 replies · 1,306+ views
    Variety ^ | 3/10/2010 | Michael Schneider
    "24's" time is almost up. 20th Century Fox TV and Fox appear ready to end the long-running hit after this season, the show's eighth. Studio and network execs declined comment -- but it's believed that the final decision will be made in the next day or two. Move is not a huge surprise, but still reps the end of an era for Fox. "24" helped usher in Fox's ratings surge in the 2000s, as the franchise -- along with "American Idol" and "House," among other series -- led the network to the No. 1 spot in the adults 18-49 demo....
  • 24 Season 8: Live Thread (NEW)

    02/15/2010 4:27:19 PM PST · by JustPiper · 7,065 replies · 94,463+ views
    FOX ^ | 2-15-10 | GRRRRR
    "24" Themed Countdown Clock (1 Minute) Set in New York City, "Day Eight" unfolds amidst the shadows of the Statue of Liberty and the United Nations as President Allison Taylor (Jones), alongside new chief of staff ROB WEISS (Chris Diamantopoulos), negotiates international security with OMAR HASSAN (Anil Kapoor), a determined Middle Eastern leader visiting the U.S. on a peacemaking mission. As the new day begins, an upgraded CTU operates under the command of M.B.A.-schooled, razor-sharp head honcho BRIAN HASTINGS (Mykelti Williamson), who supervises quirky CHLOE O'BRIAN (Mary Lynn Rajskub), expert data analyst DANA WALSH (Katee Sackhoff) and systems analyst...
  • '24' Headed to the Big Screen

    02/09/2010 11:24:11 AM PST · by SnakeDoctor · 41 replies · 802+ views
    Variety ^ | February 8, 2010 | Michael Schneider/ Pamela McClintock
    Twentieth Century Fox's film and TV studios are conspiring to finally bring hit television series "24" to the bigscreen. The film side has hired scribe Billy Ray ("State of Play," "Flightplan") to pen the script for the feature version. Ray's pitch, which takes Jack Bauer to Europe, was a hit with Fox execs and producers of the high-concept television series. Ray also wrote and directed "Breach" and "Shattered Glass." Script is said to have come through "24" star Kiefer Sutherland, who's also an exec producer on the series -- and is said to be eager to turn the long-running TV...
  • Kiefer Sutherland Loses $869,000.00 In Cattle Sales Scandal

    01/26/2010 11:46:36 AM PST · by MarkAccord · 45 replies · 1,626+ views reports Kiefer Sutherland, better known as Jack Bauer on the Fox TV show 24, is victim to a cattle salesman who is now on trial for embezzlement and forgery. While starring in several cowboy movies, the actor developed an interest in cattle ranching. He currently owns a ranch in Montana and participates in rodeo contests. Sutherland was approached by Michael Wayne Carr, a cattle manager and competitive steer roping promoter, who told him about an opportunity to buy cattle in Mexico and sell them for a huge profit to preselected buyers in the US. Sutherland gave Carr $869,000 to...
  • 5 reasons why Jack Bauer would/ wouldn't make a great husband

    01/20/2010 9:56:50 AM PST · by SnakeDoctor · 13 replies · 757+ views ^ | 01/18/2010 | Tom Miller
    Jeez Louise. We're less than a month into 2010 and Jack Bauer has already been dragged back into the CTU fold, escaped torture, saved the life of a foreign head-of-state and uncovered a mole. If they keep up this pace for the next 20 hours, I'll be exhausted just watching 24. In a predictable meme, the Jack Bauer joke has surpassed the Chuck Norris jab in terms of hilariousness and poignancy. Example: Jack Bauer found out that Keifer Sutherland was playing him and immediately shot Sutherland because nobody plays Jack Bauer. Delightful, right? At any rate, Jack Bauer is an...
  • Jack Bauers Loneley Crusade Continues

    01/18/2010 2:40:23 PM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 24 replies · 1,340+ views
    Jack is back! The eighth season of 24 got underway last night and promises the usual chills and thrills for fans of the long running drama. But it is the character of Jack Bauer that fascinates us has fascinated America in that the changes undergone by Bauer in the previous seven incarnations of the show have mirrored our own conflicts and doubts that have arisen since the debut of the show a few weeks before 9/11/01. Jack Bauer, is one of the most consequential fictional characters ever created for dramatic television. He has been the subject of numerous...
  • Meet the Real Jack Bauers

    01/18/2010 10:30:14 AM PST · by ventanax5 · 11 replies · 881+ views
    National Review ^ | Marc A. Thiessen
    This week saw the premiere of a new season of 24, with CTU agent Jack Bauer preparing to leave the world of counterterrorism for a quiet life as a grandfather in Los Angeles. But he is pulled back into the fight to stop the attempted assassination of a Middle Eastern leader in New York. As he questions an informant, he thrusts a gun into the mans neck but then pulls back, telling him, Youre lucky Im retired. In another time, the man would have suffered far worse. The public view of interrogations had been shaped by the fictional Bauer, who...
  • Gandhi, Obama inspired Anil Kapoor for '24' role

    01/18/2010 6:51:29 AM PST · by Perdogg · 22 replies · 696+ views
    Indian Express ^ | Posted: Monday , Jan 18, 2010 at 1214 hrs
    Bollywood film star Anil Kapoor has revealed that he took inspiration from leaders such as Gandhi and Barack Obama for his role in 24. The Slumdog Millionaire star, who plays a Middle Eastern leader in the new season of the show, said that he wanted to base his part on real world leaders. "I re searched all the speeches of all these great leaders -- from Mahatma Gandhi, to Mandela, Martin Luther King, Obama and [Bill] Clinton," the New York Post quoted him as saying.
  • 24 Season 8: Live Thread

    12/27/2009 11:34:42 AM PST · by GRRRRR · 2,752 replies · 45,045+ views ^ | 12/27/09 | GRRRRR
    Season 8 Premiers on SUNDAY NIGHT, January 17 with a TWO hour opening episode at 9 Eastern.On Monday night we are treated to ANOTHER two hour episode again starting at 9 Eastern.Hard to tell which way this episode will swing...back to the tough as nails UN-PC style or will we get more handwringing and Islamo-Gaia Love like last year?Here's a little feature from the 24 website This season starts off in NYC with Jack trying to establish a 'normal' life with his daughter. But...some stuff goes down at the UN and "that's when the day starts to go wrong"...