The upcoming “24” spinoff ‘Legacy’ adds Miranda Otto as Female Lead

The “24” spinoff, “Legacy,” will follow a young, male operative named Eric Carter played by Corey Hawkins and Otto’s Ingram. A former Army Ranger, Carter is pulled back into action when is past comes looking for him. He eventually turns to CTU for help in saving his life and stopping a large-scale terrorist attack.  Miranda Otto who most recently has been in the cable program “Homeland” has been cast to play Rebecca Ingram “the blazing smart former head of CTU… [who], now married to Senator John Donovan, is struggling with second thoughts about having left counter-terrorism agency.”

Kiefer Sutherland has previously said he will not return to the series,  but Howard Gordon, Manny Coto and Even Katz will be back to executive produce. Emmy Award winner Stephen Hopkin will direct the green lit pilot episode.

The show is rumored to launch as a limited-run series, similar to “Live Another Day, but no confirmation on that yet.

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