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Kiefer Sutherland Officially Books Lead in 'Touch'

by Jean Bentley, posted Feb 22nd 2011 11:00AM
Kiefer Sutherland'24' fans still waiting for that much-rumored-about movie should probably let out that collective breath before something bad happens -- it's probably not going to happen any time soon now that Kiefer Sutherland has officially signed on to star in a new pilot.

According to TV Line, the man formerly known as Jack Bauer will star in the Fox drama pilot 'Touch.' From 'Heroes' creator Tim Kring and 20th Century Fox TV, the pilot is Kring's first foray into television since the cancellation of 'Heroes' last year.

Sutherland will play a father who "discovers that his autistic, mute son can predict events before they happen."

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Kiefer Sutherland Eyes Return to TV Drama With 'Touch'

by Catherine Lawson, posted Feb 18th 2011 8:35AM
Kiefer SutherlandIn news that could spell doom for the much-rumored '24' movie, it's been announced that star Kiefer Sutherland is thinking about heading back to TV drama.

According to deadline.com he's in talks to take the lead role in 'Touch,' the new drama pilot from 'Heroes' creator, Tim Kring, and 20th Century Fox TV. It marks Kring's first new on-spec script since 'Heroes' was canceled back in May 2010.

In true Kring fashion, 'Touch' will contain otherworldly elements. It is reportedly centered on a father who "discovers that his autistic, mute son can predict events before they happen."

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Kiefer Sutherland Says '24' Movie May Shoot This Year

by Catherine Lawson, posted Jan 21st 2011 6:30AM
Kiefer SutherlandChloe O'Brien may have told Jack Bauer to "shut it down" in the series finale, but according to star Kiefer Sutherland, the '24' movie is back on.

He told 'Extra' that he hopes the movie may start shooting "hopefully by December or January," and that "it's something we're very excited about."

However, after making over 200 episodes of the TV series, Sutherland acknowledged the problems that have reportedly dogged the search for a suitable story and script. "It's very hard ... to try and find a story that's unique and will service the history of the show as well."

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Update: Yup, That '24' Movie is Still a Go

by Bob Sassone, posted Feb 9th 2010 1:07PM
Kiefer SutherlandI'm not talking about a TV movie a la '24: Redemption,' I'm talking about an adventure that Jack Bauer will have on the big screen. TV Guide is reporting that a screenwriter has been hired to write the '24' movie. Billy Ray, who wrote the movies 'Shattered Glass,' 'State of Play,' the remake of 'Westworld' as well as many episodes of the mid-90s sci-fi series 'Earth 2,' is going to do the screenplay for the movie.

Of course, since this is a big screen movie of a small screen show, they have to do something a little "larger," so Jack won't be saving Los Angeles or New York or even Ottumwa, Iowa. This movie will be set in London, which means Jack will have to get used to saving the world in 24 hours several hours ahead of when he did it here in the United States. Also, any car chases or car explosions will now take place on the other side of the road.

[Watch '24' and other shows at SlashControl.]

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Billy Ray to Pen '24' Movie

by AOL TV Staff, posted Feb 9th 2010 11:15AM
24 movieAt long last, Twentieth Century Fox is moving forward with plans to bring '24' to the big screen.

The studio has hired Billy Ray ('Shattered Glass'; 'State of Play') to write the project, based on a storyline that he reportedly pitched himself.

But don't get too excited: The film version may be contingent on a number of key factors, including whether or not '24' returns for a ninth season on Fox.

For more on this story, visit Moviefone.

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