December 10, 2020 3:29:09 pm
Actor-filmmakers Ben Affleck and George Clooney are set to reunite for the movie adaptation of J R Moehringer’s The Tender Bar: A Memoir at Amazon Studios.
The 2 Hollywood stars beforehand collaborated for 2012 film Argo, which had gained three Oscars, together with finest image, on the 2013 Academy Awards.
In keeping with Deadline, Ben Affleck will lead the brand new film, which will probably be directed by George Clooney.
Printed in 2005, Moehringer’s novel has been described as a “coming-of-age” story. It centres on the writer, who as a younger boy is in search of a substitute for his father, a New York Metropolis disc jockey who had vanished earlier than his son spoke his first phrase.
When he can’t discover his father’s voice on the radio anymore, the boy turns in desperation to the bar on the nook, the place he kinds a friendship with Uncle Charlie and different adults, who take him to the seaside, to ballgames, and in the end into their circle.
George Clooney, 59, can even produce the film alongside together with his producing accomplice Grant Heslov by their Smokehouse Footage banner.
He’ll direct the film from a script by Oscar-winning scribe William Monahan.
The actor-filmmaker, whose directorial credit embrace films akin to Confessions of a Harmful Thoughts, Leatherheads, Ides of March and Suburbicon, most not too long ago helmed Netflix’s sci-fi thriller The Midnight Sky.
Ben Affleck, 48, most not too long ago starred within the sports activities drama The Approach Again. He has been capturing for the New Regency thriller Deep Water and Ridley Scott’s drama The Final Duel.
He’s additionally on board to write down and direct an upcoming adaptation of The Massive Goodbye: Chinatown and the Final Years of Hollywood.
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