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24 May Unfold on the Big Screen

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Action, Drama, Prime Time, FOX, 24, Gossip,


Jack Bauer’s problems could soon be larger than life. According to Variety, screenwriter Billy Ray (State of Play) has been tapped by FOX to write a big screen adaptation of .

Last month, star - who has played the lead character for eight seasons - admitted he was interested in doing a film because the “game has changed.”

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“I think the resistance to it is because in my father’s generation if you did films you didn’t even think about television,” Sutherland explained. “That was a death knell. And if you did television, you wouldn’t be allowed to do films. That was when we had three networks. We have six hundred now, and if I want to see Paul Newman in a movie, I don’t have to go out. And so the game has changed. And I think we’re going to have to adjust with it.”

Kiefer also suggested that the movie could be a “two-hour representation of a day.”

It’s believed the feature would bring Jack to Europe, though planning is still in the preliminary stages.



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