Catch-22: George Clooney to Star in Limited Series

19 November, 2017, 02:34 | Author: Ruben Patrick
  • Director George Clooney is interviewed at the premiere for

Actor George Clooney will direct and star in the drama miniseries "Catch-22", making his return to television after 20 years. The dad of two will portray Colonel Cathcart, a group commander for the U.S. Army who will do anything to please his superiors, according to Variety.

After a series of poor box office outings, George Clooney will head to the small screen for his next directorial effort. The package - co-written by Luke Davies (Lion) and David Michod (War Machine) will be shopped in December. That's the catch-22. On the big-screen, Clooney's work includes an Oscar win for his supporting turn in Syriana and as part of the cast of best picture victor Argo. He's previously directed six feature films, including Good Night, And Good Luck and Ides Of March.

Clooney's directing credits include The Ides of March, The Monuments Men and Suburbicon, which hits United Kingdom cinemas on 24th November and stars Matt Damon and Julianne Moore.

Clooney played Dr Doug Ross in the 1990's series ER
Clooney played Dr Doug Ross in the 1990's series ER

Clooney will direct, along with Grant Heslov.

Also Read: Is It Time for Tom Cruise to Do TV? Richard Brown and Steve Golin will executive produce for Anonymous Content along with Clooney and Heslov under their Smokehouse Pictures banner. So far, it has not been revealed when or how the Paramount TV and Anonymous Content project will air once it is ready.

Clooney becomes the latest A-lister to move to television. The actor will also take part in the production of the series.

Is Moody's upgrade a thumbs up to BJP-Modi's reforms?
Banks were the biggest gainers after the Moody's upgraded the Government of India's local and foreign currency issuer ratings. The Sensex was trading 384.73 points or 1.16 per cent higher during the early session.

David Cassidy on life support with multiple organ failure
The 67-year-old Partridge Family star was rushed to hospital in Florida three days ago. David's family has been arriving at the hospital to comfort him.

Roger Goodell's Contract Extension to Be Discussed at NFL Winter Meetings
Goodell's contract was considered a fait accompli as recently as just a few months ago ; Jones even signed off on the deal. In May, Jones voted in favor of extending Goodell's contract.

Recommended:



Popular

Manushi Chhillar crowned Miss World 2017
My parents have always been my pillar of support and having them here by my side has only brought me more strength and joy. Mexico's Andrea Meza was the first runner-up in the contest while England's Stephanie Hill was the second runner-up.

Apple Delays HomePod Speaker Until Early 2018
Although Siri was early to the voice assistant party, the company is late to the smart speaker trend. HomePod is created to work with an Apple Music subscription and iPhone 5s and above running iOS 11 .

Several people killed in a helicopter and plane collision over Buckinghamshire
Road closed and very slow traffic due to incident involving an aircraft on A41 Both ways between Blackgrove Road and High Street. Staff from the country estate helped direct emergency vehicles and a huge cordon has been put in place.

Research suggests pooches are heart-healthy pets
Although this particular study does not parse the mechanisms of how dogs help reduce the risk of heart disease, others have tried. It's possible that people who choose to own dogs may simply be more active and in better health to begin with, say the authors.

Trump Administration Lifts Ban on Importing Elephant Trophies from Africa
Trump administration thinks it's ok to hunt African lions and elephants and bring their heads to the country. Conservation groups had blasted the move as further imperiling an already endangered species.

Watch Trump's Rubio Moment: President Stops Speech For Water Break
Similar, but needs work on his form.Has to be done in one single motion & eyes should never leave the camera. Marco Rubio's TV speech moment, during which he also scrambled to find a water bottle.

Oil prices settle lower after USA crude stocks rise
U.S. oil production has already increased by more than 14% since mid-2016 to 9.62 million bpd and is expected to grow further. Crude stocks at the Cushing, Oklahoma, delivery hub fell by 1.5 million barrels, EIA said.

Federer Into ATP Semifinals
Continuing to defy Father Time, Roger Federer has seen off generation next to surge into a record 14th semi-final in 15 appearances at the ATP Finals.

Rookie QB Peterman starts for Bills
And I felt that we needed to move in a different direction at this time", McDermott said. This after McDermott said early this week that Taylor was still his guy.

Three US Navy Carriers Conduct Joint Exercises
President Donald Trump agreed that now is the time to apply "maximum pressure" on North Korea for its continuing military provocations.