Stephen Fry to play British PM in `24`

London: Actor-comedian Stephen Fry is all set to play the British Prime Minister in hit drama `24: Live Another Day`.

The actor`s recurring role, Prime Minister Trevor Davies, is described as a "strong and charismatic leader", reported BBC online.

Fry, 56, confirmed the news on Twitter, posting a link to a story and writing, "Well, this particular cat is out of the bag."

The Fox series is due to premiere with a two-hour special on May 5. Kiefer Sutherland returns to the role of Jack Bauer.