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[03/22/07 - 09:59 AM]
Kiefer Sutherland Comes to Sci Fi as Phenomenon Executive Producer
The potential series follows "a crack team of experts, lead by a mysterious young female prodigy, as they investigate bizarre and supernatural anomalies of nature."

[via press release from Sci Fi]

KIEFER SUTHERLAND COMES TO SCI FI AS PHENOMENON EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

NEW YORK, NY � March 21, 2007 � SCI FI has ordered a script for Phenomenon, a two-hour pilot executive produced by Kiefer Sutherland (24), it was announced today by Mark Stern, Executive Vice President, Programming, SCI FI Channel. Maggie Murphy, President of Sutherland's production company, East Side Entertainment, also serves as executive producer. A fast-moving and enigmatic thriller, Phenomenon follows a crack team of experts, lead by a mysterious young female prodigy, as they investigate bizarre and supernatural anomalies of nature.

SCI FI consistently pushes the envelope on the limits of human imagination with provocative and thought-provoking stories that explore the supernatural within the world around us. "In Phenomenon ordinary people have their assumptions about the natural world - their very belief systems - completely shattered when they are confronted by unsettling, unexplained phenomena," said Stern. "Kiefer and Maggie will lend their top-notch creative skills as executive producers to create a viewing experience as intriguing and surreal as the title would suggest."

In addition to starring as government agent Jack Bauer on the runaway hit series 24, Sutherland also serves as an executive producer. He has received a Golden Globe, an Emmy and two Screen Actor's Guild Awards for his spellbinding portrayal. A versatile talent, Kiefer has delivered a string of memorable screen performances in films such as A Time to Kill, A Few Good Men and The Sentinel. Executive producer Maggie Murphy has several network television projects currently in development. A seasoned production executive, she has been involved in the development of a string of high profile shows including Veronica Mars, Roswell, Ally McBeal, The X-Files and The Simpsons.

Brad Follmer and Lauren Iungerich serve as writers for the project. Both previously worked together on the feature films Superhero Summer Camp for Warner Bros. and The Book Club for The Weinstein Company. They have also previously collaborated on television pilots such as Conflict of Interest, Malpractice, and Dumb Girls for the CW.

Launched in 2004 and led by Jane Francis, Fox 21 is the innovative alternative boutique of Twentieth Century Fox Television. Fox 21 produces series spanning comedy, drama and reality for both network and cable television.

SCI FI Channel is a television network where "what if" is what's on. SCI FI fuels the imagination of viewers with original series and events, blockbuster movies and classic science fiction and fantasy programming, as well as a dynamic Web site (www.scifi.com) and magazine. Launched in 1992, and currently in 89 million homes, SCI FI Channel is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies.





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· 24 (FOX)
· ALLY MCBEAL (FOX)
· PHENOMENON (SYFY)
· ROSWELL (UPN)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)
· VERONICA MARS (CW)
· X-FILES, THE (FOX)











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