Kiefer Sutherland Is ‘Pitching Ideas Directly’ for the ’24’ Legal Thriller Spinoff

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Kiefer Sutherland Is ‘Pitching Ideas Directly’ for the ’24’ Legal Thriller Spinoff
It’s hard to do “24” without Kiefer Sutherland as the leading man, but Fox keeps trying — with Sutherland’s help.

And this time they are doubling down on their efforts, with two projects in development — a Jack Bauer prequel series and a legal thriller spinoff. While Sutherland may not return as Jack Bauer for either, he’s backing both as a producer. And the franchise star is so into the latter project that he’s actually getting in on the brainstorming.

“I can tell you he loves the idea of the legal thriller [spin-off],” entertainment president of Fox Broadcasting, Michael Thorn, told TheWrap during the Television Critics Association press tour Thursday — just a few hours after the network announced that project was in development. “And he’s been pitching ideas directly to [longtime ’24’ showrunner] Howard Gordon.”

Also Read: '24' Prequel: Jack Bauer Origin Story in Development at Fox

“He’s involved as a producer on both shows,
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