Talking with Extra, Kiefer Sutherland says the big-screen adaptation of “24” will go ahead later this year.
Late last year the film seemed to be in limbo after the script by writer Billy Ray (“Shattered Glass,” “Breach”) was rejected by the studio.
Sutherland however is still optimistic, saying the script issues will likely continue “until the day we start shooting and probably from that point forward too. it’s a very difficult thing to take something that you’ve done for eight years and almost 200 episodes, and try and find a story that’s going to be unique and yet also service the history of the show. That’s to be expected.”
Sutherland doesn’t mention filmmaker Tony Scott who was reportedly in talks not long ago, but expects filming to begin around December.