Amongst the soon to be retiring Director’s extensive to-do list, Steven Soderbergh is working on a reboot/adaptation/whatever they are calling it these days of the 60′s spy TV series, The Man From Uncle. Regular Soderbergh sympathiser George Clooney was set to play the lead, Napolean Solo (presumably), but pulled out a few weeks ago for reasons unknown. It may well be that old chestnut, scheduling conflicts, but seeing as the script was apparently finished around the same time, it could be that Clooney didn’t like the role.
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George Clooney turned 50 this past Friday. He no doubt spent much of this weekend celebrating his life and success, and here at Fluent in Film we feel we should do the same. As much as any actor today, Clooney can be considered Mr Hollywood. He has the looks, the talent, and the charisma of any screen icon from the last century of cinematic entertainment. George may have been around for 50 years, but has really only been a prominent figure in the entertainment business for the last 20. Continue reading