George Clooney-Brad Pitt Project Lands at Apple With Jon Watts Directing

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George Clooney-Brad Pitt Project Lands at Apple With Jon Watts Directing
Apple Studios has landed the hot movie package starring George Clooney and Brad Pitt with Jon Watts directing that’s been the subject of a feverish bidding war, according to two sources with knowledge of the project.

Spider-Man: Homecoming” director Watts will write, direct and produce with Clooney’s Smokehouse Pictures and Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment producing. Lionsgate, Sony, Netflix, Universal, Amazon, Annapurna Pictures and Warner Bros. are also said to have circled the project that would see a reunion of the “Ocean’s Eleven” stars.

According to Deadline, which broke the news of the acquisition, a theatrical release is also part of the agreement.

Although most plot details are currently under wraps, the film is said to focus on two fixers who get the same gig.

The Pitt-Clooney vehicle is the latest addition to a growing line-up of films from Apple Studios. The Antoine Fuqua-directed “Emancipation,” starring and produced by Will Smith,
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