TVLine has learned exclusively that talks to bring Jack Bauer to the big screen have quietly gathered steam in recent weeks.
According to sources, Imagine Entertainment — perhaps buoyed by the positive buzz generated by Fox’s 24: Live Another Day revival — is kicking around a new feature idea. Imagine Chairman Brian Grazer is said to be particularly keen on the pitch, which has yet to be brought to 20th Century Fox.
A 20th rep declined to comment.
Last winter, while promoting 24: LAD, Kiefer Sutherland maintained that the 24 movie still had a (faint) pulse. “The film’s an ongoing situation,” he said. “There’s always an opportunity to do that.”