Clooney and Smokehouse Going to Sony

Entertainment Weekly reports that George Clooney will be packing up Smokehouse, his production company, and moving from its current Warner Bros. home over to the Sony lot.

Sony is currently negotiating a two-year deal with Clooney and his production partner Grant Heslov. Clooney has spent the last eight years at Warner Bros. producing the films Michael Clayton and Good Night and Good Luck among others. His previous production company, Section Eight which he ran in conjunction with director Steven Soderbergh, was also housed on the Burbank lot.

Smokehouse’s most recent property The Informant, starring Matt Damon and directed by Soderbergh is scheduled for a fall release Warner Bros. Next year Overture Films will debut the Clooney’s Men Who Stare at Goats from director Heslov and pairing Clooney with the talented Ewan McGregor.

Source:
Entertainment Weekly

06. July 2009 by Edward
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