Kiefer Sutherland and Mary Lynn Rajskub are teaming up for a return to 24. The series 24: Live Another Day, will premier on Fox In May. Sutherland will reprise his role as Jack Bauer and Rajskub is returning as Chloe O’Brian.
Fox chairman Kevin Reilly states that fans have been begging him for another season of 24. As reported by Fox News, the events in 24: Live Another Day will take place several years after the previous series ended.
The original series ran from 2001 to 2010. Each of the nine seasons represented a period of 24 hours. Sutherland’s character, Bauer, is Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorism Unit in Los Angeles, California.
Bauer is tasked with thwarting terrorist plots that threaten to destroy the nation.
Rajskub’s character, O’Brian, also works for the Counter-Terrorism Unit. O’Brian is an expert at finding information by hacking into computers. Bauer and O’Brian share a unique bond, and have amazing chemistry.
As reported by IMDB, Mary Lynn Rajskub appeared in 125 episodes of 24, which is more than any cast member, with the exception of Kiefer Sutherland.
The series won two Golden Globe Awards and eight Primetime Emmy Awards.
Kiefer Sutherland became a well-known actor following his appearance in the hit film Flatliners. However, his starring role in A Few Good Men, in 1992, won him critical acclaim.
As reported by Biography.com, Sutherland continued his momentum in 2001, taking on the role of Jack Bauer in 24.
Sutherland has had his share of problems over the last 10 years. He was arrested for driving under the influence in 2004, and again in 2007. His third marriage ended in divorce in 2004.
Despite the issues in his personal life, Sutherland’s career as a talented actor remains strong.
Rajskub appeared in numerous films, including Sweet Home Alabama, Punch-Drunk Love, and Little Miss Sunshine. However, she is most well-known for her role in 24.
Fans of Kiefer Sutherland and Mary Lynn Rajskub will be delighted to see them teaming up again in 24: Live Another Day.