Kiefer Sutherland by Amy Sussman/ Getty Images for Fox
fans needed to be made more excited/impatient for the long-delayed Season 7, Kiefer Sutherland at Fox's upfront presentation promised truly super-Bauered times ahead - and in a way, you have the WGA-AMPTP feud to thank for it. "After so many postponements, I can assure you that none of us at
took for granted the significance of this upcoming season," the series star-producer said. "But the time allowed us to do something that has never been done before - create a map of the entire season before we started shooting. So I can tell you without hesitation, I know for a fact, that Season 7 is going to be the best season yet."
What's more, Sutherland - who leaves for South Africa in a few weeks to begin filming the two-hour
movie airing Nov. 23 - says the real-time "prequel" to Day 7 will be a good time as well. "[Writer-executive producer] Howard Gordon is most proud of this [script] of anything he's done," Sutherland shared. "I can't tell you how excited we are to make it."
OK, I need November to be here, like, now. -
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