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Fox Hitting Snooze on '24' Pilots, Still "Very Open" to Bringing Franchise Back

For some time now, Fox has had two potential new 24 series in development. The first concept was a real-time legal action/thriller from 24 executive showrunner Howard Gordon and Jeremy Doner – one that went beyond the script stage and into further development and reworking. The second concept was a prequel to the original series […]

Fox Interested in '24' Prequel Series with Young Jack Bauer

So would that make it Pre-24? 2B4? Young Bauer? If this one doesn't work, would they try a sequel series set in the future called 24 – but with Donald Sutherland as Jack Bauer? Presumably believing that the number of their attempts to restart the franchise should equal the title of said franchise, Fox is […]

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Brian Michael Bendis's List Of All The People He Says Can Beat Batman

Now that the second-longest continuous writer at Marvel Comics, Brian Michael Bendis, has signed an exclusive deal with DC Comics, everything he ever said anywhere on the internet about DC Comics is up for discussion. Including this great post on his Tumblr from earlier in the year, when asked about the comparative fighting abilities of Batman […]

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Fox Is Working On Female-Lead Return Of 24

According to a report from Deadline, Fox is eyeing a comeback for 24 with a female-lead. But instead of it focusing on terrorism, the new take on the real-time format would be applied to a criminal justice arena. The project, which has a script commitment, comes from Howard Gordon and Brian Grazer, the franchise's executive […]

Time Runs Out For FOX's '24: Legacy," Franchise May Continue

No more red wire/blue wire decision-making for CTU…at least for now. Fox has canceled 24: Legacy after just one season,  however it might not be the last we see of the realtime series. The network is still exploring a restructuring of the once-popular series, possibly as an anthology series built around a similar real-time storytelling format. Adding […]

He's Definitely Not Jack Bauer

Last night saw the debut of the new ABC series Designated Survivor. This is one of those series that every writer has thought about doing after watching the State of the Union address and the news points out who the Designated Survivor is for the night. That person in the Presidential cabinet that doesn't go […]

Will Jack Bauer Appear In 24: Legacy?

According to executive producer Howard Gordon while speaking at the ATX Television Festival, there is a possibility for Kiefer Sutherland to return as Jack Bauer during the second half of the first 12-episode season of 24: Legacy. I do think the character has life in him, whether it's a movie or if he intersects with […]

Could There Be A 24 Without Jack Bauer?

One of the things that has come out of the Television Critics Association press tour is that Fox is considering a segment of their 24 franchise without Kiefer Sutherland playing Jack Bauer. They have been pitched a follow up to 24: Live Another Day by executive producers Howard Gordon, Evan Katz and Manny Coto that would focus […]

5 Clips For Tonight's Episode Of 24: Live Another Day

I watched the first few seasons of 24 when they first came out. I thought the format was very unique and really liked the acting of both Keifer Sutherland and Dennis Haysbert, but as the seasons progressed I wandered off. With the launch of 24: Live Another Day, I jumped back on board for no […]

Where Has Bauer Been? IDW Knows – 24: Underground Starts In April

As the May 5th premiere of 24: Live Another Day fast approaches, fans of Jack Bauer can get their fix a little early. IDW is launching 24: Underground, a new comic series that bridges the gap between the end of the final season of 24 and Live Another Day. Bringing this new series to life […]