February 16, 2010

'24' Filming Halted, Kiefer Sick

In his role on "24" Keifer Sutherland is invincible, but in real life he is apparently quite vincible, as production of his smash hit TV show has been halted, as they cannot keep filming until he recovers from surgery for a ruptured cyst.

Sutherland is sad to be in good condition and set for a full recovery, but the operation will delay the tv show for some time. A ruptured cyst happens commonly for women when it is an ovarian cyst, but can happen to men as well. Kiefer's ruptured cyst occured near his kidney and needed immediate attention. According to his representatives, "While Kiefer Sutherland is frustrated to miss even one day of work, he and Fox decided together that it would be best to complete this minor elective procedure now as a precaution as opposed to six weeks from now when production wraps..." Here's wishing him the quickest of recoveries!

'24' Filming Halted, for Surgery

TV chiefs have halted production of the thriller 24 so its star Kiefer Sutherland can undergo surgery. Shooting is expected to resume next week with Sutherland's return. Twentieth Century Fox Television would not comment on the nature of Sutherland's ailment, referring to it only as "a medical procedure". The Los Angeles Times first reported the production halt and said Sutherland, who is also 24's executive producer, was suffering from a ruptured cyst. ..

'24' Filming Halted, for Surgery

Posted at February 16, 2010 8:49 AM