George Clooney Will Star in and Direct 'Catch 22' Series

George Clooney for Catch 22 TV series

For those who don't remember writing reports on Joseph Heller's book, Catch-22 is set in Italy during World War II. Clooney and Grant Heslov, who serve as executive producer, will direct the limited series.

More than two decades after his breakout role in ER, George Clooney is returning to television. It was previously adapted for the screen in Mike Nichols' 1970 film starring Alan Arkin and Orson Welles.

George Clooney in his breakthrough role in the medical drama ER
George Clooney in his breakthrough role in the medical drama ER

The adaptation is to be co-written by Luke Davies and David Michôd.

Clooney will appear as Yossarian's commander, Colonel Cathcart, and we can already sense the best supporting actor Emmy nomination.

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George Clooney and a Catch 22 miniseries seem like a match made in farcical, black comedy heaven.

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. He and Heslov are repped by CAA. The company is also behind Netflix's 13 Reasons Why and upcoming Emma Stone and Jonah Hill starrer Maniac from director Cary Fukunaga (True Detective) and TNT's forthcoming The Alienist.

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Also Read: Is It Time for Tom Cruise to Do TV? It focuses on Yossarian, an Air Force bombardier who's furious due to the bureaucratic rule known as Catch-22, which specifies that a concern for one's own safety in the face of dangers which are real and immediate is the process of a rational mind.

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