Rumors of a 24 (Live Another Day) reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Wednesday (September 18) as reports claimed that Fox confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2020.
UPDATE 19/09/2019 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Can you believe it's been 5 years since 24 (Live Another Day) first aired?! (5 years, 4 months, 14 days to be exact.)
Why in the world did 24 (Live Another Day) end?
When 24 (Live Another Day) came to an end after 1 year in July 2014, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland), Chloe O'Brian (Mary Lynn Rajskub), Mark Boudreau (Tate Donovan) and Kate Morgan (Yvonne Strahovski). And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.
Would a 24 (Live Another Day) reunion disappoint people?
24 (Live Another Day) aired from 2014-2014 and is considered one of the most influential TV shows ever on pop culture. Although no original episodes have been shot since, it has remained a regular feature on many station's schedules. But Sutherland said he's not sure if 24 (Live Another Day) would work today. “I don't want to see old Jack Bauer,” he told a journalist (Sutherland turned 52 in December). “Everyone’s going to have different vision of what the character is like, so to have that materialize is going to disappoint most people,” he added.
Still hoping for a 24 (Live Another Day) movie?
In a recent interview, Tate Donovan said he can't imagine a 24 (Live Another Day) reunion hitting the big screen. “I'd rather people go, ‘Oh, please! Please!’ than ‘I can't believe you did that. It was horrible.’”
Co-star Colin Salmon (who played General Coburn) has also previously explained, “It would be terrible to do something and have it not be good,”. “It was so terrific ... If we did a 24 (Live Another Day) movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”
On the subject of whether there could be a 24 (Live Another Day) film, William Devane stated : “I think it's a bit of a case of ‘the book is better than the movie’.”
What about a 24 (Live Another Day) reboot?
Recasting 24 (Live Another Day) for a modern reboot. Hollywood is known for remaking remakes of films or tv series and the studios might think it would be great to bring the story back with a new set of characters.
Be it in the form of a 24 (Live Another Day) reunion, a 24 (Live Another Day) movie, or a 24 (Live Another Day) reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?
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