By Lindsay Soll
Updated May 08, 2009 at 10:58 PM EDT

Following the May 5 incident in which Kiefer Sutherland alledgedly head-butted fashion designer Jack McCollough (The 24 actor has since been charged with minor assault), director Joel Schumacher, who will work with Sutherland on the upcoming film Twelve, has admitted he still supports the star. “We love Kiefer,” Schumacher told People. “He’s still the voice of Nick McDonell, the author in Twelve, which will be my fifth movie with Kiefer. And I hope there will be many more.”