Monday, 20 February 2012

TV: Kiefer Sutherland in Touch

touch6Tim Kring [creator of Heroes] is the man behind this new brilliant drama on tv, Touch which stars Kiefer Sutherland [24, The Lost Boys], David Mazouz, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Danny Glover [Lethan Weapon, Leathal Weapon 2] to name a few.  [Photo credit: IMDB.com]

Touch’s pilot episode previews on 25 January 2012 [Wednesday on Fox/Global].  The first season of the series is scheduled to air thirteen [13] episodes but as of the moment, only three are listed on IMDB:  The Pilot [25 Jan], Safety in Numbers [19 March] and Entangled [02 April].  That’s NO typo - waiting period --- weeks in between episodes.  It is said that the series are scheduled to be shown regularly after the pilot ep’.  I hope that it’s gonna be on telly every week instead of every couple of weeks.  We’ll see.

Touch Plot/Storyline:
After the tragic death of Martin Bohm’s [Sutherland] wife [9-11 attack], he becomes an ex-journalist, hopping from one job to another to support his 11-year-old mute son Jake [David Mazouz].  Jake does not allow anyone to touch him, not even his father.  Martin, not giving up hope tries to connect to his challenged son in any way possible.  One day, Martin discovers that his son has the ability to predict the future by linking numbers and circumstances.  Martin becomes the voice of his son by deciphering Jake’s codes and solving formulae.

Touch Series Trailer:

Touch is a truly touching piece of art.  It is a pleasure to watch every second of it!

Although it is a pain to wait seven weeks to see its second episode, I care not.  It is worth it, definitely.



2 comments:

  1. Interesting story, try to watch this!

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  2. Oh wow! I'm such a fan of Kiefer, and 24...we named our son in one of the 24 character (haha), I'll look forward on watching this. :)

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