The network had previously revealed that it also had a “reinvention” of 24 in development – a legal drama following a female prosecutor who uncovers a conspiracy during the countdown to the execution of a death row inmate who she helped to convict.
The status of the latter was left in question following the Jack Bauer prequel announcement, but now we have confirmation from Fox CEO and Chairman Gary Newman that both projects remain on the cards.
“We feel [the 24 format] still has a lot of power and a lot of legs,” said Newman (via EW). “Times are fraught now, these are emotional times. Security continues to be a big issue. In terms of the prequel, people love