Stephen Fry Joins Cast of 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY
Stephen Fry is headed to FOX.
According to Deadline, the popular UK actor has signed on for 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY, debuting with a two-hour television premiere Monday, May 5on FOX, and makes its time period premiere The Following week on Monday, May 12.
Fry will take on the role of "Prime Minister Trevor Davies, a strong and charismatic leader whose friendship with President Heller (William Devane), and the Anglo-American alliance itself, come under tremendous pressure because of personal and political crises."
In 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY, the stakes are higher than ever for BAUER, who is now an exile being tracked by CIA operations head Steve Harris (Benjamin Bratt, "Law & Order"), agent Kate Morgan (Yvonne Strahovski, "Dexter"), computer tech JORDAN REED (Giles Matthey, "Jobs") and field operative ERIK RITTER (Gbenga Akinnagbe, "The Wire"). The series also stars Mary Lynn Rajskub ("Firewall"), along with newcomers Michael Wincott ("The Crow") and Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe Award winner Judy Davis ("Life with Judy Garland").
24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY is a production of Teakwood Lane Productions in association with 20th Century FOX Television and Imagine TelevisioN. Howard Gordon, Evan Katz, Manny Coto, David Fury, Robert Cochran, Brian Grazer, Jon Cassar and Kiefer Sutherland will executive-produce. The original series, which had its last American broadcast on May 24, 2010, was created by Joel Surnow and Cochran.