24 Season 8

Mykelti Williamson in Boomtown

Mykelti Williamson joins 24 as CTU Director Brian Hastings

The late Bill Buchanan’s heir apparent has been named, and it’s Mykelti Williamson. The actor, whose credits include TV’s Boomtown and CSI: NY and the Sundance hit Black Dynamite, is joining Fox’s 24 in the series regular role of Brian Hastings, the boss man of CTU’s New York outpost. Hastings, says Fox, is MBA-schooled and… View Article

Freddie Prinze Jr. as Cole Ortiz in 24 Season 8

Freddie Prinze Jr. joins cast as head of CTU Field Ops

Sources said Prinze is joining the cast of Fox’s “24” as a regular, playing Davis Cole, a recently returned Marine who runs CTU Field Ops and wants to follow in Jack Bauer’s (Kiefer Sutherland) footsteps. On the real-time drama, whose upcoming eighth season started production Wednesday, Prinze joins fellow new cast additions Anil Kapoor, who… View Article

Cherry Jones at FOX All-Star Party TCA Summer Tour in August 2009

Cherry Jones previews first two 24 Season 8 scripts

TV Guide Magazine has a brief article in which Cherry Jones (Allison Taylor) teases the first two scripts of the eighth season. “Cherry Jones offered a preview of the first two scripts for next season’s 24 which begins shooting this week. About 18 months have passed since the terrors of Season 7. Jack and Renee… View Article

Nazneen Contractor cast as Kayla Hashemi

At the very bottom of a Hollywood Reporter article on Freddie Prinze Jr. is word that Nazneen Contractor has been cast for the role of Kayla Hashemi: Also cast as a recurring on the 20th TV/Imagine series is Nazneen Contractor as Kapoor’s daughter. Here is the information on Kayla Hashemi from the casting call: Kayla… View Article

Jennifer Westfeldt

Jennifer Westfeldt, John Boyd join cast of 24

Jennifer Westfeldt and John Boyd have joined the cast of Fox’s “24.” On the upcoming eighth season of the real-time drama, to be set in New York, “Kissing Jessica Stein” star Westfeldt will play the recurring role of Meredith Reed, an ambitious journalist with ties to Arman Hashemi (Anil Kapoor), a Middle East leader who… View Article

Chris Diamantopoulos

Chris Diamantopoulos joins 24 as Chief of Staff Rob Weiss

According to my watch, it’s time for the second piece of casting on 24’s eighth season! Chris Diamantopoulos — best known as Debra Messing’s gay BFF on The Starter Wife — has been tapped to play the series regular role of Rob Weiss, the argumentative and tough new Chief of Staff to President Allison Taylor… View Article

Gary Newman, Dana Walden, and Kiefer Sutherland

Fox chairman Gary Newman looking to extend 24 beyond season 8

Fox studio chairman Gary Newman has stated that they’d like to find a way to extend 24 beyond the eighth season, suggesting that the series could continue “in some slightly altered form”. How many times can Jack Bauer defeat terrorists? It’s a question on the minds of fans as they await the finale of the… View Article

24 Season 8 casting calls

Here we have the casting calls for many new major characters in 24 Season 8. “24”, the hit show from Fox Network, is now casting major ongoing roles for the 2010 season. From the producer of “Arrested Development”, this stylish show is about Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer as he struggles to protect the… View Article

Statue of Liberty

24 Season 8 to take place in New York

After six seasons in Los Angeles and one in D.C., Jack Bauer is taking his one-man show to Broadway! Sources confirm to me exclusively that 24 will be relocating to New York next season — at least on screen. (The show will still be primarily shot in Los Angeles, with some NY location footage mixed… View Article

Anil Kapoor

Slumdog Millionaire’s Anil Kapoor cast in 24 season 8

With more than a month of episodes remaining in its seventh season, FOX’s “24” has already begun casting for its eighth cycle. The network announced on Friday (April 3) that Indian actor Anil Kapoor has signed on to be a series regular for “24” Day Eight. Kapoor will play a Middle Eastern leader who comes… View Article

Jack Bauer heads to New York in 24 Season 8

Writers aiming to end 24 series with Season 8?

Showrunner Howard Gordon has revealed that 24 Season 8 may be the last, and then the franchise will then head to the big-screen. The executive producer of 24 has hinted that season eight could be the last in the hit American series, according to reports in The Sun. Howard Gordon said: “My hope is to… View Article