It looks like the long-awaited for "24" movie is getting a little closer to reality.
Kiefer Sutherland, who starred as Jack Bauer on the fan favorite Fox series, told the ladies of "The View" last month that the show would get the cinematic treatment next year, and now producer Brian Grazer has backed him up.
“Got off the phone Keifer yesterday and we are very excited about producing the ‘24' movie for next year,” Grazer tweeted on April 5.
That tidbit is encouraging, since talk of a “24” movie has been hanging around even before the show ended last year, but the project seemed to hit snafus.
Last December, news came that the script had run into trouble over at 20th Century Fox, and EW reported in March that while Sutherland name-dropped Tony Scott as the director/producer the studio was working with, there still didn't seem to be a director attached to the project, which also didn't have a start date.
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Hope to see Michelle dessler in the movie! can U make her live again???
Hope to see Michelle dessler! can U make her live again???
If you hated the show, then don't go to see the movie. It is only a waste of time if you're dumb enough to allow it to be. As for the rest of us who actually enjoyed the television show, we will be looking forward to seeing how the big screen adaption measures up with the show. Personally, I am hoping for a continuation of the storyline from Season 8....especially since they kind of left that hanging. I definitely believe the movie should have Chloe O'Brien and Tony Almeida back. At least have Tony's character as a cameo if nothing else. Over the years, 24 has changed cast members quite a bit, so having new characters working for CTU won't be a new concept, as long as there are a couple of familiar faces.
Agreed. Don't like it? Don't go. Personally, I'm looking forward to it. If they time it right, a European version of 24 would be nice to see. Maybe Jack trying to prevent terrorists from doing something during the London Olympics? The show was unusually timely with subject matter. Having Jack work with his British counterparts, even being out of CTU & on the run, would be interesting. A hostage situation during the Olympics most certainly would capture the world's attention.
The best way to do the movie would be the first half of the movie taking place over the first 23 hours of the day, and the final hour of both the movie and the 24-hour period in which the movie takes place over should be played out in real time- thus allowing the movie to break free of the real-time constraints (and allowing Jack more freedom of movement), whilst keeping the distinctive '24' trademark of real time for the last hour, upping the suspense and tension considerably, not to mention making for one heck of a finale...
Hoping they begin shooting late this year or early January at latest, and release the movie on Friday, August 24th, 2012... the date seems to good to pass up (and would be great for marketing too)...
There's no way I'm sitting in a movie theater for 24 hours, I don't care how good the movie is.
Why? It was a fairly boring and useless TV show.
Jack Bauer for President !!!!!
This show was excellent. I would put some of the early seasons up against Sopranos or Breaking Bad. But a movie? that's a whole nother enchilada..
It's good they are making a 24 movie, but I'm really looking for FOX to have a X Files movie that is about the alien invasion on 12-22-2012.
Uuuuuhhhh.....You're late. The alien invasion happened on 12-22-2010. Didn't you get your pod?
I can't wait for this movie...I was very excited to read this article!!
i liked the show, but come on– who cares? he can only save the world so many times...
The TV show revolutionized how action dramas can be shot successfully for network TV. Without having to resort graphic language, gratuitous violence or lascivious themes the show competed viably with cable-only shows like the Sopranos & Oz. I don't see why a movie version of this idea won't be successful as long as the narrative efficiently allows for the real-time aspect of the Longest Day' in the main character's life to be condensed to 100mins. I'll watch it just to see how they do it. Bauer for President!!
Yeah, the haters are looking pretty foolish. 24 had ups & downs, but overall was a fantastic show. If that team is behind the film the odds are at least in favor of a good film.
Meh, hopefully the film has better writers than the show.
I'm so excited for this! I can't wait. I miss Jack Bauer! I also hope they find a way to bring Tony back for this movie.
Can't wait I LOVE me some JACK!!!!!!!!!!!!!
So are they going to do 12 2-hour movies and release them once a month?
Stop saying "Hella", Cartman!!!
Screw the haters... 24 rules and the movie will be awesome.
CAN'T WAIT FOR THE MOVIE !!!
Yeah.....Can't wait. Loved the TV show and really miss it!!
As i know far more than any of you i can assure you this movie will be either bad, terrible, or horrible. Also i can assure you Kiefer Sutherland is a catcher and not a pitcher.
lame. this is gonna be hella lame.
Like your english?
Yawn. Another brilliant Hollywood idea plucked from the recycling bin. It should be great! #Not Meant to be a Factual Statement:
How is this recycled? It's never been made into a movie before.
What Wilson? I cant hear you, your mouth is too full of HOTSH!T!!
So...you're stealing a Colbert joke while complaining about the lack of originality in Hollywood?
Just couldn't wait to jump on the "Me Too" Bandwagon, could you? If I promise at acknowledge your cleverness and razor-sharp wit, do you promise to never do it again?
Oh good. This should be a big stinky steamy pile.
Spoken like a true know-it-all.
I prepare my own dookee sandwiches and then eat them.
Honestly, the show was terrible, it just played on everyone post 9/11 terrorist fears, Highly overrated, hyper unrealistic, and just plain dumb, but hey, when your key audience is average Joe blow America I'm not surprised.
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