24 is now confirmed for a theatrical release date in 2012. Producer Brian Grazer jumped onto his Tweeter today to announce to the world that he is onboard as a producer, and that he has met with star Kiefer Sutherland.

Here is what Brian Grazer had to say.

"Got off the phone (with) Kiefer yesterday and we are very excited about producing the '24' movie for next year."

Imagine Entertainment, which is owned by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, is the company behind the original 24 television series. An announcement about who will direct 24 is expected soon.

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