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Jack Bauer Talks 24 Movie
Plans for big screen power hour on hold

24 July 2009  |  Written by James Dyer  

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Empire caught up with Jack Bauer this afternoon at Comic-Con's 24 panel. While taking in a sneak peak at the upcoming season eight, we got the skinny from Kiefer Sutherland on whether another 24 movie is in the works and whether a theatrical appearance might one day be on the cards.

"Well, there has been a lot of work done researching ideas for a film or a potential film franchise," explains Sutherland. "But the energy that's required to make the 24 episodes a year...  we agreed that we would put any serious planning for a film aside until we were finished with the series. So outside talking about ideas for a film it hasn’t gone any farther than that. But there are certainly some cool ideas and we’d love to make it.”

So no big screen Power hour (and a half?) for the forseeable future, though they're not ruling out a second feathure-length, standalone episode in the future. God dammit, Chloe!


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o hear it, especially after I heard rumours that the film would be used as Jack's big send off. Bring on Day 8! More

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While I do love "feathure-length" episodes, I really hope they can just get some decent writers to do away with the high-school romances that occur inside these supposed national security institutions, and maybe kill Jack to provide some actual suspense when he gets caught. More

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