Disney has finalized a deal to buy out most of 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion. What does this mean for the future of the 24 franchise?
Future of 24
FOX’s rebooted 24 centers on a female prosecutor who uncovers a legal conspiracy and has to work against the clock to save a death row inmate facing imminent execution.
During Fox’s TCA tour today, we learned a few small details about the next incarnation of 24 which is in the very early stages of development.
FOX has officially cancelled 24: Legacy today. There will not be a second season.
Bailey Chase has provided a brief update on 24: Legacy’s future and said that a big meeting took place last week.
The 24: Legacy sets are currently being torn down at Atlanta Metro Studios.
Fox boss Dana Walden has provided an update on 24: Legacy in a conference call with reporters, saying the fate of the show is still undecided.
Entertainment Weekly’s James Hibberd is hearing that a decision on 24: Legacy’s fate might be postponed until after Fox’s Upfront presentation on May 15th.
24: Legacy showrunners Manny Coto and Evan Katz detail some changes that occurred this season, and their plans for a potential second season.
Deadline has released their bubble watch status report, saying the future of 24: Legacy is “in limbo” and possibly contingent on the writers having a compelling pitch that can boost ratings.
Fox Television Group Chairman and CEO Dana Walden has spoken about 24: Legacy’s chances of renewal, says there will be a final decision by May.
FOX has given a series order to 24: Legacy. The twelve episode reboot starring Corey Hawkins is coming to FOX in the 2016-2017 season.
FOX chairman and CEO Gary Newman revealed the upcoming 24 reboot will be a “total reset” in terms of the characters.
The 24 spinoff in development will revolve around a new younger male character and an older, experienced female agent.
FOX boss Gary Newman says the preference is for Kiefer Sutherland to return as Jack Bauer in next years 24 revival, and they would build the show around him like usual.