Fact: George Clooney and his producing partner Grant Heslov have scored the remake rights for acclaimed European thriller Pioneer. The Norwegian film, set in the 1980s, was directed by Erik Skjoldbjaerg and became a hit at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival in Canada. It starred Aksel Hennie and American actors Wes Bentley and Stephen Lang.
Fact: The Monuments Men director/writer/star George Clooney and producing partner Grant Heslov recorded the theme to the movie at the iconic Abbey Road Studios in London. They whistled the song and were joined by the London Symphony Orchestra to record the track.
Fact: George Clooney is re-uniting with his GOOD NIGHT AND GOOD LUCK co-writer Grant Heslov to write a comedy drama based on a CIA plot to smuggle six American's out of Tehran during the 1979 hostage crisis.
Fact: <p>George Clooney has hit a winning streak - his GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK film, which has already picked up a handful of top US movie accolades, has been named the civil rights project of the year by the Writers Guild of America (WGA). Clooney and co-writer Grant Heslov will receive the Paul Selvin Award at the WGAs in February (06). </p>