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
, 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
) 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