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Is Kiefer Sutherland coming back to TV?

The former 24 star is eyeing a lead role in Tim Kring's new Fox drama pilot, Touch, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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The project revolves around a father who discovers that his mute, autistic son can predict events before they happen. Sutherland is in early negotiations to play the father, pending his availability. The actor is currently starring in the Broadway revival That Championship Season,

which began previews last week.Sutherland also stars in a new web series, The Confession, which follows a hitman (Sutherland) who discusses why his victims deserved to die with a priest (John Hurt). The 10 five-to-seven-minute webisodes, which was shot last month, hits Hulu in March.Developed as a spec script, Touch is Kring's first pilot since Heroes ended in 2006. He will serve as executive producer alongside Peter Chernin and Katherine Pope.Do you want Kiefer back on your TV screen?