Poor Kiefer just got caught driving drunk again, and it looks like he's going to be spending 48 days in prison (30 for the drunk driving, 18 for the repeated offense). Think of how many seasons 24 producers could get out of this! And even though Southerland claims he is "deeply sorry," the fact that this is his second DUI charge since 2004 makes me think the arrest might have gone a little something like this:
Actual impending doom like global climate change or mass extinction just makes people bored.
In some cases, the Marvel source material just did better.