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Production Stops on ‘24’ as Kiefer Sutherland has Surgery

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Canadian actor Kiefer Sutherland will have surgery related to a ruptured cyst near his kidney.

Production on the TV show 24 – which Sutherland both stars in and is executive producer of – is expected to halt for one week while he recuperates.

“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. He looks forward to returning to work next week,” Sutherland’s publicist said in a statement to the Times.

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