Jon Cassar, an original producer and director from 24, is returning for the upcoming event series 24: Live Another Day, Entertainment Weekly reports.
"Considering I was not involved in Season 8, this new 24 event series gives me the chance for closure on a show that is very important to me," Cassar, who won two Emmys for the series, said. Added producer and showrunner Howard Gordon: "Jon was a profoundly integral part of 24 creatively and culturally. It doesn't feel like it would be 24 without him, and we're all just really thrilled to be working with him again."
Season 8 is going to be 24's last. The long-running action series starring Kiefer Sutherland has been canceled, Fox announced Friday.
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"This has been the role of a lifetime, and I will never be able to fully express my appreciation to everyone who made it possible," Sutherland said. "While the end of the series is bittersweet, we always...
On the occasion of 24 treating fans to a double episode tonight (starting at 8 pm/ET), TV Guide spoke with some "well-informed" people to find out everything you need to know about the Fox thriller... and a few things you don’t.
Fans loved the budding romance last season between Aaron Pierce and First Lady Martha Logan. Will they finally hook up? "That relationship does have legs, yes,” promises executive producer Jon Cassar. “I don't want to spoil how, but you will see some romance between them this season.”
Speaking of romance, will Audrey go back to Jack? The answer is yes, but the question is when. Says Cassar, “Audrey is the true love of Jack's life and something isn't right until that relationship is figured out. She'll be back, but not for a long while.”