Stephen Fry joins Jack Bauer for 24


The legendary Stephen Fry (“Wilde”, “The Hobbit : The Desolation of Smaug”) has joined the cast of Fox’s “24 : Live Another Day”.

According to Deadline, Fry will play the British Prime Minister. The 12-part ‘event series’ sees Kiefer Sutherland reprise the role of former CTU agent Jack Bauer in a scenario that places him in the UK.

Meanwhile, Variety says John Boyega, of “Attack the Block”, has also come aboard.

“24 : Live Another Day” premieres May 5 at 8:00pm with a two-hour opener.