An original series set to detail the origin of 24‘s lead character, Jack Bauer is reportedly in the works.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, 20th Century Fox television’s co-president Dana Walden confirmed that they were in talks with 24’s original creators Joel Surnow and Bob Cochran ,and found the prequel idea a “really exciting idea” that was “very compelling.”
The new series will see Surnow and Cochran co-write the original script while Howard Gordon will be wearing the producer’s hat.
The prequel will be the 4th installment after the original 24, 24: Legacy and 24: Live Another Day.
Official released date is yet to be revealed. While a list of the cast is also yet to be released, The Hollywood Reporter reveals it does not feature Kiefer Sutherland.