Kiefer Sutherland to star in new The Fugitive collection

It’s simply not an actual motion drama collection till Kiefer Sutherland will get concerned. The previous 24 counter terrorism agent has been confirmed to star within the latest model of The Fugitive, based mostly on the 1993 film and 1960s TV present of the identical title.

The newest take will debut on the upcoming streaming platform Quibi. Boyd Holbrook (Narcos, Logan) may even star within the collection, and Emmy winner Stephen Hopkins (who coincidentally helmed half of 24’s first season) has signed on to direct.

Written by Nick Santora, this new iteration of The Fugitive facilities on Mike Ferro (performed by Holbrook), a Los Angeles commuter whose subway practice is bombed. Whereas Ferro is attempting to determine if his spouse and younger daughter are secure, deceptive proof, rushed information protection, and social media rumors paint him because the one chargeable for the assault. It’s then as much as Ferro to rapidly discover the true felony, all whereas Detective Clay Bryce (Sutherland) works to trace him down.

The collection marks Sutherland’s first following the latest cancelation of Designated Survivor. That present was first booted from ABC after two seasons earlier than discovering life on Netflix for a 3rd and last season.

Owned by Warner Brothers, The Fugitive can be produced by Thunder Street Movies with three Arts Leisure. Govt producers embody Santora and Hopkins, together with with Basil Iwanyk, Tom Lassally and Albert Torres. Manufacturing is slated to start this fall in Los Angeles.

Set to launch on April sixth, 2020, Quibi is a cell video platform that plans to ship content material constructed for smartphones and tablets. Designed to be watched both vertically or horizontally, the serials can be consumable in episodes clocking in at 10 minutes or much less. Different reveals being developed for the service embody a Varsity Blues adaptation, Steven Spielberg’s horror collection Spielberg After Darkish, and Survive, Sophie Turner’s first post-Recreation of Thrones challenge.

In different information, we’re nonetheless ready on that female-led 24 spin-off.

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