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24 Could Be Back Back Back
As a limited series

09 May 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Deadline

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This could be good news for Kiefer Sutherland, who deserves a boost after learning on Thursday that his latest show, Touch, has just been cancelled by Fox TV. Now comes word that 24's Jack Bauer could be back on the goggle box for a limited event series.

With plans for a spin-off film seemingly trapped in a locked room with no way of getting out (come on, surely Bauer would be able to punch a bad guy and pick the lock with the unfortunate minion’s teeth?), long-time show boss Howard Gordon – who is currently working on Homeland – has pitched the network the idea of bringing 24 back in miniseries form.

The plot will apparently re-set the clock on the story, instead of trying to continue where it left off with a new adventure for everyone’s favourite shouty, shooty hero. Nothing has been made official yet, but Sutherland is in talks to return and hopefully some of the others will also be back. The cougar that menaced Kim (Elisha Cuthbert) during Day 2 is apparently holding out for more steaks and is unlikely to return. Cats, eh?

Don’t get too excited just yet: after all, the movie seemed like it was happening time and again and left us disappointed, but this appears to have a much stronger chance, damnit! And the clock is ticking...

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I love 24 more than life itself, so...y'know...YEEEAAAAAHH!!!! Oh, and bring back Aaron Pierce! As much as I loved the eight season, his absence was disappointing. More

Posted by Mr Gittes at 22:40 on 11 May 2013 | Report This Post

Awesome dammit. More

Posted by durelius at 19:18 on 10 May 2013 | Report This Post

RE: Even Jack can kill a cancellation!
Been confirmed as a 12 episode series. y-confirms-shows-return/307462 More

Posted by burnie at 18:36 on 10 May 2013 | Report This Post

Even Jack can kill a cancellation!
This is possibly the greatest news in the history of great news. Shouldn't have finished anyway...... I shall now be watching epsiodes 1 - 194 (including Redeption) back to back, with as little sleep as possible. Now to book a week off work, and get down the offy......... More

Posted by Agent Jack Bauer CTU at 14:02 on 10 May 2013 | Report This Post

Ill take anything...
...anything, just to see the greatest TV character of all time again. Bring back Tony aswell and I'm in heaven More

Posted by TPM007 at 12:48 on 10 May 2013 | Report This Post

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