Fox Picks Up Legal Drama Pilot from 24 Executive Producers
FOX is expanding its relationship with Evan Katz and Howard Gordon.
According to Deadline, the network has ordered put pilot from the former 24 executive producer, who are now hard at work on the canceled show's upcoming miniseries, LIVE ANOTHER DAY. Katz will write, as well as executive produce with Gordon.
The serial legal drama "is told from the POV of a young Latina attorney working on a unique high-profile case."
Originally premiering November 6, 2001, 24 was nominated for a total of 73 Emmy Awards, winning for Outstanding Drama Series in 2006. Over the course of eight seasons, and a two-hour telefilm, Sutherland garnered seven Emmy Award nominations and one win for Outstanding Lead Actor - Drama Series. While the series gained global recognition, Sutherland's portrayal of the legendary character penetrated the American psyche like no other dramatic television character to become part of the cultural lexicon.
24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY is a production of 20th Century FOX Television and Imagine Television in association with Teakwood Lane Productions. Howard Gordon, Brian Grazer and Kiefer Sutherland will executive produce, along with an additional team to be announced. The original series, which had its last American broadcast on May 24, 2010, was created by Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran.