Benjamin Bratt has joined the cast of 24: Live Another Day as Steve Harris, the head of CIA operations tracking Jack Bauer in London. Harris heads the team of Kate Morgan (Yvonne Strahovski, Chuck, Dexter), Jordan Reed (Giles Matthy, Jobs) and Erik Ritter (Gbenga Akinnagbe, The Wire).
24: Live Another Day is the 12-episode event series from Fox that premieres Monday, May 5th (8/7C). For more on Harris and his team, follow the jump to the press release.
“24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY” BOOKS BENJAMIN BRATT
Highly Anticipated Event Series Debuts with Special Two-Hour Premiere Monday, May 5, on FOX
Emmy Award nominee Benjamin Bratt has joined the ranks of 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY, the thrilling new event series starring Kiefer Sutherland. Bratt will portray STEVE HARRIS, the head of CIA operations tracking JACK BAUER (Sutherland) in London. 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY premieres with a two-hour television event Monday, May 5 (8:00-10:00 PT ET/PT) on FOX, and makes its time period premiere the following week on Monday, May 12 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).
Bratt’s HARRIS commands the CIA operation in London that is pursuing Jack, now an exile and a fugitive from justice. Supporting HARRIS are CIA agent KATE MORGAN (Yvonne Strahovski, “Dexter”), who is both resourceful and driven; JORDAN REED (Giles Matthey, “Jobs”), a smart and sophisticated CIA computer tech; and ERIK RITTER (Gbenga Akinnagbe, “The Wire”), a sharp, strong and arrogant field operative.
Perhaps most recognized from his Emmy Award-nominated role as “Det. Rey Curtis” on long-running drama “Law & Order,” Bratt’s diverse career has successfully spanned film and television for more than 20 years. Most recently, Bratt starred in “The Cleaner,” “Private Practice” and in a recurring role as Sofia Vergara’s ex-husband on “Modern Family.” His feature credits include the critically acclaimed films “La Mission,” “Piñero,” Steven Soderbergh’s “Traffic” and “The Woodsman,” a festival and critical favorite starring Kevin Bacon. Among his other film credits are “The River Wild,” opposite Meryl Streep; “Clear and Present Danger,” opposite Harrison Ford; the beloved comedy “Miss Congeniality,” with Sandra Bullock; and the feature adaptation of the acclaimed novel “Love in the Time of Cholera,” co-starring Javier Bardem. Most recently, he starred in “Snitch,” and he provided the voice of “El Macho” in the summer hit and worldwide blockbuster, “Despicable Me 2.”
Retaining the real-time, nail-biting, fast-paced format with split screens and interweaving storylines, the 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY also stars Mary Lynn Rajskub (“Firewall”), Kim Raver (“Revolution”) and William Devane (“The Dark Knight Rises”) reprising their original roles, along with newcomers Michael Wincott (“The Crow”) and Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe Award winner Judy Davis (“Life with Judy Garland”).
24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY is a production of Teakwood Lane Productions in association with 20th Century Fox Television and Imagine Television. Howard Gordon, Evan Katz, Manny Coto, David Fury, Robert Cochran, Brian Grazer, Jon Cassar and Kiefer Sutherland will executive-produce. The original series, which had its last American broadcast on May 24, 2010, was created by Joel Surnow and Cochran. “Like” 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY on Facebook at facebook.com/24. Follow the series on Twitter @24FOX and join the discussion using #24fox.