A new day is about to dawn in the love story of Jack Bauer and Audrey Raines.
TVLine has learned exclusively that Kim Raver is nearing a deal to reprise her role as Kiefer Sutherland’s former onscreen love in Fox’s 12-episode event series 24: Live Another Day.
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Raver joined 24 in Season 4 and remained through Season 6. When last seen, in the S6 finale, Audrey was in something of a vegetative state after being tortured and injected with mind-altering drugs by her Chinese captors — a development that led her father James Heller (William Devane) to forbid Jack from ever seeing his daughter again.
Exec producer Howard Gordon later confirmed that, “Audrey is so not dead. She’s not even in a coma. In my opinion, she is at the very worst in a psychiatric facility, but she may also be married to a contractor in Virginia who has a child.”
Raver would be the third 24 vet to join the revival, following Sutherland and Mary Lynn Rajskub.
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24: LAD, slated to launch in the spring, will essentially be 24 “compressed over 12 weeks,” Fox president Kevin Reilly previously explained. “It will go chronologically over the day, but it will skip hours.”
Thoughts? Were you of the opinion that Audrey was Jack’s one true love? Or does that honor belong to Renee? Or Teri? Or whatsherface? Vote in the poll below, and then support your selection in the comments!Follow @MichaelAusiello