Game of Thrones Star Joins 24: Live Another Day

Michelle Fairley, who played Catelyn Stark on the HBO fantasy drama, will take on the role vacated by Judy Davis on Fox's upcoming revival

By Tierney Bricker Feb 11, 2014 8:30 PMTags
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Catelyn Stark lives!

Game of Thrones star Michelle Fairley has joined 24: Live Another Day, Fox's highly anticipated 24 revival, E! News has learned.

Fairley will take on the recurring role that was originally supposed to be played by Judy Davis, who bowed out of the project due to "personal matters" earlier this month.

The star, whose character Catelyn Stark tragically and memorably died during the HBO fantasy hit's infamous Red Wedding, will play Margot, a British national and the widow of a notorious terrorist opposite Kiefer Sutherland's Jack Bauer when the Fox series debuts in May.

SCOOP: Judy Davis bows out of 24: Live Another Day

Since leaving Westeros behind, Fairley has recurred on USA Network's Suits' third season as Ava Hessington.

Fairley is just the latest actor to join 24: Live Another Day's cast, which includes Mary Lynn Rajskub (reprising her role of Chloe), Kim Raver, William DevaneGiles Matthey,Gbenga Akinnagbe, Benjamin Bratt and Michael Wincott.

Chuck's Yvonne Strahovski will play a CIA agent hunting Jack, while The O.C.'s Tate Donovan will tackle the role of the White House Chief of Staff.



24: Live Another Day picks up four years after the events of the 2010 finale, with Jack Bauer still in hiding as a fugitive in London. "He is hunted and he is still hunted when the show begins," executive producer Manny Coto teased.

Still, Jack is willing to risk his life and freedom when he learns of a plot that threatens both the president and the prime minister. The 12-episode series is currently filming on location in London.


24: Live Another Day premieres Monday, May 5 at 9 p.m. on Fox.