LONDON, Jan. 27 (UPI) --
Actor and writer Stephen Fry
has confirmed on Twitter he will play the British prime minister character in "24: Live Another Day."
"Well, this particular cat is out of the bag," Fry tweeted, along with a link to a Deadline.com story about his casting in the latest incarnation of the U.S. political action series.
Kiefer Sutherland reprises his iconic role of counter-terrorist expert Jack Bauer on the series, which wrapped in 2010 after eight seasons and a TV movie.
The fresh episodes, which are being taped, take place in and around London.
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