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The Midnight Sky George Clooney Tiffany Boone David Oyelowo

George Clooney returns to space in his next directorial effort, THE MIDNIGHT SKY adopted from Lily Brooks-Dalton’s acclaimed novel "Good Morning, Midnight." Clooney also stars in the Netflix thriller along with Felicity Jones, David Oyelowo, Demián Bichir and Kyle Chandler. Netflix released the first look via images for the December movie release with Clooney sporting a quarantine-looking beard. See the images.

Clooney first went into space on celluloid for Steven Soderbergh's SOLARIS (2002) and Alfonso Cuaron's GRAVITY (2013). While the actor is not playing an astronaut this time, he is directing the actors playing astronauts in THE MIDNIGHT SKY. Clooney is a scientist living in the Arctic who's racing to stop astronauts from returning home after a global catastrophe has wiped out civilization.

 The Midnight Sky Felicity Jones David Oyelowo

The Midnight Sky Kyle Chandler

The Midnight Sky George Clooney

Midnight Sky Felicity Jones

Synopsis: This post-apocalyptic tale follows Augustine (George Clooney), a lonely scientist in the Arctic, as he races to stop Sully (Felicity Jones) and her fellow astronauts from returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe. Clooney directs the adaptation of Lily Brooks-Dalton’s acclaimed novel Good Morning, Midnight, co-starring David Oyelowo, Kyle Chandler, Demián Bichir and Tiffany Boone.

Cast: George Clooney, Felicity Jones, David Oyelowo, Tiffany Boone with Demián Bichir and Kyle Chandler, and introducing Caoilinn Springall

Film Release Date: December 2020
Format: Film
Director: George Clooney
Based on the Book By: Lily Brooks-Dalton
Screenplay By: Mark L. Smith
Producers: Grant Heslov, p.g.a., George Clooney, p.g.a., Keith Redmon, Bard
Dorros, Cliff Roberts
Executive Producers: Barbara A. Hall, Todd Shuster, Jennifer Gates, Greg Baxter

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