FOX is Developing a 24 Prequel Series That Will Focus on a Young Jack Bauer
For some reason, FOX just can't seem to let go of the 24 franchise. I loved the series when it first launched with Kiefer Sutherland in the role of Jack Bauer. Then they had a revival, which was ok and that was followed by a reboot that I couldn't get past episode one on.
Now, according to Variety, FOX is producing a prequel series that is being developed by showrunner Howard Gordon and original series co-creators Joel Surnow and Bob Cochran. The series is said to focus on a young version of Jack Bauer. I won't write it off yet because if the series actually ends up being good, I'll watch it.
Personally, I think it'd be much more interesting if the network actually developed an original project, but apparently, network executives are scared of originality these days which is why everything is being rebooted, remade, or revived these days.
What do you think about FOX attempting to make another 24 series? The even bigger question is... who can fill the shoes of Jack Bauer!?