For eight season the television series 24 took viewers on a wild ride.  Now comes the announcement that the network has convinced Kiefer Sutherland to reprise the legendary role of Jack Bauer.  Is it necessary?

Perhaps it's recent terroristic events driving Fox and Sutherland to revive 24, but its seems to be a done deal for the summer of 2014.

According to, Kiefer Sutherland will reprise his role of as a counter-terrorist agent in 24: Live Another Day.  The story resumes several years after the events of the final season, which wrapped up in 2010.