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George Clooney Picks His Next Directing Job

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George Clooney picks next directing job

George Clooney is a marvelous man and a marvelous actor, but he's also a pretty dang good director.

Following his political drama The Ides of March, Clooney has decided to bring another political story to the big screen.

Obama's Hollywood BFF will direct a film based on an article called The Yankee Commandante, which was published in the May 28 issue of The New Yorker.

The article tells the true story of an American named William Alexander Morgan who helped Fidel Castro overthrow the Cuban government.

After joining Che Guevara as a Comandante in the new regime, he was accused of working for the U.S. intelligence and imprisoned. While he was causing all sorts of dramz in Cuba, the American government was busy trying to figure out his motives for treason and who he was working for.

Clearly, this is right up Clooney's alley and we're looking forward to seeing how he carefully crafts the story into a feature film. No word on whether he's starring in it yet, but if his previous directorial efforts are any indication, he probably will.

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7 comments to “George Clooney Picks His Next Directing Job”

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    Did William Alexander Morgan help Che shoot 20,000 people in the back of the head in cold blood??

    Wow George, when are you going to do a positive piece movie about Hitler and Pol Pot???

  3. 3

    Look at the bright side.
    In a few months, Obama will be available to butt-lick sycophants like George 24/7…
    and won’t have to spend so much time raising money, playing golf, vacationing, leaking secrets, and ruining the country and the Middle East.

  4. 4

    He's uesy directing fundraising catering events at Casa De Clooney. His catering crew makes a mean chipped beef on toast and mushy peas to give the Hollywood elite a trip down Memory (Depression) Lane.

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    He will die lonely and alone in a Nursing Home, all the women who used him to further their careers will be long gone.

  6. yes says – reply to this


    Re: luvs2hustle – Wrong you are…so you want an idiot mormon who is stupid enough to follow the Mormon religion? what is wrong with you people? Are you educated? Seriously, DID YOU GO TO COLLEGE? Or better yet, have you travelled the world? Why are so many republicans religious, small-town livin', uneducated folk? Care to answer?

  7. understand says – reply to this


    You republicans live in the "bublle"…no facts or reason penetrate that bubble…you all just blather on in anger because you have no real facts….Obama will win the election because America is stupid but not THAT stupid to elect that Mormon, anti-gay, anti-woman idiot….get that fact please. thank you.