Manny Coto rejoins 24: Live Another Day writing team

Manny Coto at the Comic-Con 2013 "Dexter" Panel
Manny Coto at the Comic-Con 2013 “Dexter” Panel

This has been known since the official announcement but today it’s finally official along with quotes from FOX – writer Manny Coto is coming back for 24: Live Another Day.

EXCLUSIVE: Add Manny Coto to the names of 24 team members who have been signed on to the real-time action drama’s event-series reboot. Coto has closed a new two year overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television and will become an exec prod/showunner on 24: Live Another Day, from 20th Century Fox TV and Imagine Television. Coto, who was an exec prod on 24 during its Fox run, is currently an exec prod/writer for Showtime’s Dexter. “Manny is an incredible talent who wrote some of ’24’s’ greatest episodes, and we’ve been eager to develop with him ever since,” 20th Century Fox TV chairman Dana Walden said of WME-repped Coto.

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