Jack Bauer was thisclose to getting the last laugh.
After turning himself in to the Russians in exchange for Chloe's (Mary Lynn Rajskub) freedom in the closing moments of the 24: Live Another Day finale, Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) was flown via helicopter to what we can all expect to be months (maybe even years) of torture in Moscow. However, there was almost an ending in which Jack didn't survive. Though, in true Jack Bauer fashion, he would've...
WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from Monday's 24: Live Another Day finale. Read at your own risk.]
If it wasn't already clear after nine seasons, the 24: Live Another Day finale served as a reminder that Jack Bauer's life will probably always be one filled with tragedy....
At this point, can anything stop Jack Bauer? For eight punishing seasons, the toughest man in TV weathered explosives, torture, his daughter's kidnapping, his own kidnapping, the deaths of his wife and a girlfriend, the murders of his best friend and various bosses, and enough nuclear suitcases, psychos — and, oh, that damned ticking clock! — to send lesser heroes scampering off to a safe house (or an early grave).
Even 24's series finale in 2010 could not keep our hero down. 24: Live Another Day brings Jack back for 12 new installments of murder, madness and more awkward eye contact with intelligence analyst Chloe O'Brian (Mary Lynn Rajskub). Picking up four years later, with the action moved to London, the show...
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...