20th Century Fox Puts ’24’ Movie On Hold

My colleague Mike Fleming yesterday broke the news of the long-gestating 24 movie being put on hold over scheduling, budgetary and other financial issues. (Star Kiefer Sutherland has a short window between the time he wraps production on the first season of his new Fox series Touch and the time he has to be available for Season 2 should the show be renewed.) On NBC’s The Tonight Show With Jay Leno tonight to promote Touch, Sutherland addressed the delay, noting that he and the movie’s producers are still hoping to mount production this year. “We’re trying to fit a lot of moving parts…We’re still trying,” he said. “If we don’t get into this slot, we’ll do it next year.” Here is the video: