Imagine it or not, however we’re only a few months away from the twentieth anniversary of 24. The action-drama collection starred Kiefer Sutherland as counter-terrorist agent Jack Bauer, with every season overlaying 24 consecutive hours in real-time. Audiences hadn’t seen something fairly prefer it on the time, and the collection shortly turned an enormous success. 24 got here to a detailed after eight seasons however returned a number of years later for 24: Stay One other Day, a twelve-episode restricted collection. There was additionally 24: Legacy, a by-product collection that solely lasted a single season, and Fox has additionally been making an attempt to get a 24 revival off the bottom ever since.
Based on Deadline, there are at the moment “energetic artistic discussions” about returning to the world of 24 with a brand new take, with Fox Leisure President Michael Thorn saying that there’s potential for a 24 revival.
There’s nonetheless a risk, there’s nonetheless some discussions with the producers on a take that we now have but to listen to. There [are] some energetic artistic discussions which are occurring.
That is removed from the primary time that Fox has entertained the thought of continuous the story of 24. The studio was as soon as creating a 24 prequel which might have explored simply how Jack Bauer turned Jack Bauer. There was additionally one other project that might have shifted the main target away from counter-terrorism and in direction of prison justice. The idea would have used the real-time format however adopted a feminine prosecutor who “uncovers a authorized conspiracy and has to work in opposition to the clock to avoid wasting a loss of life row inmate dealing with imminent execution whom she had helped prosecute however could also be harmless.” An anthology collection was additionally thought-about, however not one of the initiatives wound up transferring ahead. Regardless of that, it’s clear that the studio is eager on bringing 24 again in some kind, and it’s most likely solely a matter of time earlier than it occurs.
Would you wish to see a 24 revival? If that’s the case, would you need Kiefer Sutherland to return as Jack Bauer?