George Clooney is teaming up with Bob Dylan for a brand new movie.
The ‘Up within the Air’ actor and his Smokehouse Footage companion, Grant Heslov, are set to supply 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 will even function director.
The story is about on the planet 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 fantastic story and the prospect to collaborate with Bob to deliver it to the display is simply unbelievable.”
Bob added: “George and Grant see on this guide what I see in it – a strong story that can resonate with younger and outdated alike. Folks in all walks of life will likely 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 legal professional Martin J. Barab. The fund goals to develop 15 high-end movie and TV tasks a 12 months.
Ara, Petr and Marin will 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 succeed in audiences, we really feel that is the proper time to concentrate on growth with the very best storytellers.
“The calibre of expertise concerned, and high quality of John Grisham’s superb guide is the precise sort of content material we wish to develop and produce.
“Smokehouse’s monitor report speaks for itself and we look ahead to working with them and the legendary Bob Dylan to deliver this story to life.”