Cast announced for 24’s prequel TV movie.

Eric Lively (The L Word), Tony Todd (Candyman) and Gil Bellows (Ally McBeal) have joined the cast for the two-hour “24” prequel TV movie.

The special has Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) battling an international crisis in Africa while the U.S. ushers in a new president on Inauguration Day.

Lively will play the president’s son. Todd will play cruel African dictator General Juma who also appears in episodes in the upcoming seventh season.

Bellows will play a State Department officer ordered to serve Bauer with a subpoena to appear before the Senate.