George Clooney is teaming up with Bob Dylan for a brand new movie.
The ‘Up within the Air’ actor and his Smokehouse Footage accomplice, Grant Heslov, are set to provide an adaptation of John Grisham’s baseball-themed novel ‘Calico Joe’ alongside the ‘Blowin’ within the Wind’ hitmaker’s Gray Water Park Productions, whereas the 59-year-old Hollywood hunk can even function director.
The story is about on the earth of Main League Baseball and tells a story about fathers and sons, and forgiveness and redemption.
George and Grant stated in a joint assertion: “John has written a wonderful story and the possibility to collaborate with Bob to convey it to the display is simply unbelievable.”
Bob added: “George and Grant see on this e book what I see in it – a strong story that may resonate with younger and previous alike. Individuals in all walks of life shall be ready relate to it.”
The script’s growth is being financed by Ara Keshishian’s new enterprise ZQ Leisure, and a multi-million greenback financing and growth fund managed by Petr Jakl and represented by lawyer Martin J. Barab. The fund goals to develop 15 high-end movie and TV tasks a yr.
Ara, Petr and Marin can even government produce the film.
Peter and Ara stated in a joint assertion: “On this local weather, with the ever-evolving distribution panorama and other ways to achieve audiences, we really feel that is the right time to deal with growth with the very best storytellers.
“The calibre of expertise concerned, and high quality of John Grisham’s superb e book is the precise kind of content material we want to develop and produce.
“Smokehouse’s observe document speaks for itself and we sit up for working with them and the legendary Bob Dylan to convey this story to life.”