Long-time 24 fan Chief (a.k.a @tvisgreat) attended the Gideon’s War book signing at Park Road Brooks in Charlotte, North Carolina tonight and got to ask the former 24 showrunner Howard Gordon why exactly Billy Ray’s 24 movie script was rejected: Howard Gordon said the reason 20th Century Fox passed on the Billy Ray screenplay was… View Article
Jack Bauer is the main character of the 24 series, portrayed by actor Kiefer Sutherland.
Here’s something cool: Greg Ellis (24 Season 3 villain Michael Amador) will appear in Kiefer Sutherland’s new web series The Confession, premiering in March on Hulu. Here’s a promo still of them together (Kiefer plays a hit man). The Confession was written and directed by Brad Mirman, who Kiefer collaborated with before on the film… View Article
Here’s a lengthy (24 minute) live radio interview I recorded where TV Confidential interviews Howard Gordon, showrunner of 24 and the author of Gideon’s War. Comparisons of the Gideon Davis and Jack Bauer characters come up, Howard shares his writing past, reveals what other writers and stories he was inspired by, they talk about Gregory… View Article
Howard Gordon is interviewed by Newsday’s Verne Gay about his upcoming debut novel Gideon’s War, the 24 movie, and a possible Jack Bauer novel should the movie deal fall through. The interview also mentions a planned sequel to Gideon’s War, “Allegiance,” due out next year. The ninth season of “24” should have been starting just… View Article
24 Season 8 episode 20 (Dana Walsh’s execution) placed #17 on The Futon Critic’s “50 Best Episodes of 2010”. 17. “24: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.” (fox) (originally aired: may 3, 2010) Dark isn’t exactly a new territory for “24” – just Google Jack Bauer and hacksaw – but the show’s waters reached some new… View Article
BuzzFocus has awarded Jack Bauer with “Best Action Hero” in their “Best of TV 2010” awards. Here’s what they had to say about our favorite action hero: Best Action Hero Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland), 24 Fact: Chuck Norris wears Jack Bauer pajamas. After personally saving America’s butt seven times, Jack Bauer wasted no time springing… View Article
TV Guide sure likes their 24 – the series finale placed on their “best episodes of 2010” list, the final scene was one of their “unforgettable moments“, and now this Dana Walsh scene is one of their “top moments” of the year: 24‘s Jack Bauer Silences Dana Walsh (Finally) It’s always good to see Jack… View Article
Here are all six of the deleted scenes found on the 24 Season 8 DVD. There aren’t any audio commentaries for the deleted scenes this time around, so there’s no way to know why these scenes were deleted. Typically they are cut for time reasons.
Since I posted all the stories praising the series finale, it’s only fair that I post a differing opinion too. Cinema Blend is listing the 24 series finale as one of their “Biggest TV Disappointments Of 2010” and here’s what they’ve got to say: Jack Bauer’s Dismal Ending – 24 The season finale of 24… View Article
Entertainment Weekly’s Lynette Rice talked to Howard Gordon about the 24 movie being in limbo (which he first revealed to AssignmentX two weeks ago). “As far as I know, it is in suspended animation,” Howard Gordon, the longtime executive producer of 24 who is also expected to produce the big screen version, told EW exclusively…. View Article
24 Season 8 episode 22 with Jack Bauer (or Darth Bauer/Iron Jack as fans called him) donning black body armor and kidnapping Charles Logan made the list of TV.com’s year end top 100 moments of 2010 list. It came in at a very nice 20th place. 20. Jack Bauer’s assault on Logan’s motorcade 24‘s final… View Article
The 24 series finale came in at number six on TV Guide’s “Best episodes of 2010” list, beating out the Lost series finale (which came in eighth place) among others. Here’s what they had to say: 6. “Day 8: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.,” 24 24‘s final hour ended on a complicated note — President Taylor realized… View Article
Jack’s final call to Chloe O’Brian in the 24 Series Finale made TV Guide’s #14 unforgettable TV moment of 2010. “For a year that had a lot of big finales, that was definitely one of the best ones,” said entertainment journalist Jim Halterman. “It perfectly tied up the series and of course left it open… View Article
Earlier this month FOX asked fans to vote on Jack Bauer’s greatest lines at JackBauersGreatest.com and now the voting period is over and winners have been chosen. Overall Winner (best of all seasons) The very final scene of the series (Jack and Chloe saying their goodbyes) has been chosen by 24 fans as the best… View Article
What can make you smell more manlier than Old Spice? 24 The Fragrance: Inspired by Jack Bauer of course! As the official product description states, the man behind 24 The Fragrance “is masculine and self assured” – you bet your ass he is! But don’t fret ladies, for there’s also a version for you available… View Article