George Clooney to Direct & Star in Netflix's Good Morning, Midnight Adaptation

Netflix has just courted another A-list filmmaker for a new marquee project. George Clooney is set to both direct and star in an adaptation of Good Morning, Midnight, the acclaimed novel by author Lily Brooks-Dalton. This marks the first feature that Clooney has signed on to direct since 2017's Suburbicon. While the streaming service hasn't yet revealed a release date, it's noted that the project is already in pre-production. Filming is expected to begin in October.

According to a press release from Netflix, Mark L. Smith (The Revenant) adapted the screenplay. Oscar-winner Grant Heslov of Smokehouse Pictures is set to produce alongside George Clooney, with Anonymous Content and Syndicate Entertainment also on board the project. Clooney, coming fresh off his Catch-22 miniseries for Hulu, had this to say about his latest gig in a statement.

"Grant and I couldn't be more excited to be involved with this incredible project. Mark
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