Kiefer Sutherland Lands First Post-’24′ Role

by | January 13, 2011 at 1:13 PM | TV News

Kiefer Sutherland (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Kiefer Sutherland (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

24” star Kiefer Sutherland is used to saving the day, but now the actor will be wiping out bad guys in a whole different way.

Sutherland has signed on for a new web-based action series, it was announced Thursday.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sutherland and John Hurt will star in “The Confession,” a web series that will air on HULU.com and be distributed by the Digital Broadcasting Group.

The ten five-minute episodes will feature Sutherland as a hitman and Hurt as the priest he confides in about why his victims deserved to die.

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Sutherland will also serve as executive producer.

This marks Sutherland’s first role since his hit Fox drama “24″ ended in May 2010 after eight seasons.