In the newest, Fox's 24 Legacy spinoff terrorism isn't out of question, leading character Eric Carter (Corey Hawkins) will be leading an anti-terrorism campaign. Similarly, Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) also had the similar role.
The edge of Carter's role over the prior will be will be focused on stopping a potentially largest terrorism group in America while maintaining a peaceful personal life. Unlike the previous character of Bauer, Eric Carter is a former war-veteran her, his military expertise and background will be his arsenal in fighting off his terrorists enemies, consequently the freshness of the spinoff will be offered by this.
Undoubtedly, the adventures of Bauer will be the foundation of Carter's role, the beginning of the shows will at the helm of the past 24 TV series. The key role of Bauer before was being a CTU agent, his job was about stopping major terrorist attacks and saving civilians as well as government leaders on the way.
Indeed, his personal life was at mercy of his job. His top priority was commitment to the country, in fact it can be shown through the progress of his family life in the show.
Kiefer Sutherland discussed on People his take of Jack Bauer's character in comparison to his newest movie character, "Their circumstances are very different and what they end up having to deal with is very different." He added, "But this idea of self-sacrifice for a larger good was something that is very much a common thread in both of those characters. "
In contrast, Eric Carter's offer to the viewers will be how he can be able to balance his personal life and his responsibility to his country.
Corey Hawkins revealed on Unreality TV, "He's a soldier and he's not used to dealing with... the rules of engagement are different. He struggles with that internally in terms of protecting his home and his family but also his responsibility to his country,"
All in all, Fox 24 Legacy TV series will feature on Eric Carter a different side of being a CTU agent. A government personal willing to risk his life for the country yet struggling to prioritize his personal life over it.