Kiefer Sutherland was interviewed by Entertainment Tonight Canada.
I said yes very quickly and then went through about six months of panic. “Oh my god, why have I opened this up again?” I was very nervous about starting again and would we be doing stuff that was at least on par, if not better, than things we had done before? And then very fortunately, within a few days and with a new crew here in England, I felt amazingly comfortable.
I think he’s colder and therefore in a very odd way, more frightening. You really do see it, he’s different. He’s someone that you might not be able to trust to do the right thing. And Jack Bauer’s been a character that you always trust to do the right thing. Oh gosh, there’s a line that I would love to be able to tell you, but I can’t!
Now halfway through the season, I can arguably say that this might be the best work we’ve done.
You have to always take these types of comments with a grain of salt, but that is a promising sign.