Yvonne Strahovski (Chuck) has joined the cast of Fox upcoming limited event series 24: Live: Another Day, TVWise has learned.
Strahovski has been cast as Kate Morgan, who is a brilliant but impulsive CIA field operative based in London. The casting comes as production on the event series is about to get underway in London with Strahovski joining a cast which includes Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Kim Raver, William Devane, Giles Matthey, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Michael Wincott and Judy Davis.
24: Live Another Day is being written by Howard Gordon & David Fury and will be set several years after the events depicted in season 8. Across the 12 episodes, spanning 24 hours, former Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer will be called upon to once again save the day. The limited event series, which Fox said could be followed by additional such entries in the coming years, is being produced by 20th Century Fox Television, Imagine Entertainment & Teakwood Lane Productions. The executive producers are Howard Gordon, Evan Katz, Manny Coto, David Fury, Robert Cochran, Brian Grazer, Jon Cassar and Kiefer Sutherland.