The cult “24h Chrono” series could soon come back to the fore, one way or another. Apparently 20th Century Studio is in the process of considering how to bring the show back.
24h Chrono : an emblematic series
In 2001, showrunners Joel Nickow and Robert Cochran imagine a new action series destined to become iconic. In 8 seasons, the duo staged a character fromaction hero which has now entered the pantheon of the genre. 24H Chrono left an impression on an entire generation of spectators, especially for its grimy, dark and violent approach. But also by an ultra-efficient concept that places the characters at the center of a plot that only spreads out in real time over 24 hours. Ultimate Character Creation: Jack bauer. The hero played by Kiefer Sutherland is now one of the most cult action characters of the 2000s. The show ended in 2014 after 205 episodes and numerous distinctions including a Golden Globe for best dramatic show in 2004.
Faced with this success, series 24h Chrono has already returned in different formats. There was once a limited season called 24: Live Another Day, which followed the series’ ending in 2014. In 2008, Fox also produced a TV movie called 24: Redemption, which served as a link between seasons 6 and 7. And even after stopping the show, the legacy of 24h Chrono continued to exist in the series 24: Legacy broadcast by Fox in 2017. There were even discussions for a possible feature film., which have unfortunately been discontinued. Before that, Fox had even considered the prospect of a prequel to 24h Chrono, see even a legal spin-off. But all this is forgotten.
Soon the return of the series?
Discussions are currently underway at the 20th Century Studio as for the return of 24h Chrono. According to a report by Deadline, Fox Entertainment chairman Michael Thorn has confirmed that there is a possibility that 24 “Come back in one form or another”. The producer then gave no further clarification, leaving fans with an unbearable wait. He still admitted that discussions were currently underway with the original showrunners to relaunch the series. Thorn also added that the original duo already had ideas for relaunching their series:
There is still a possibility, there are still discussions with the producers on an idea that we have not yet heard. There are active creative discussions going on.
However, this is not the first time that we have talked about a return of 24h Chrono these last years. And for the moment, no concrete project has come to fruition. But given the number of reboots and reboots of iconic series or movies right now, 24h Chrono has every chance to return to the front of the stage.