George Clooney is now in talks to star in 1952, a live-action sci-fi project from Brad Bird. The film was written by Damon Lindelof, and as we previously reported, the film is super-secret. There is no word on the nature of Clooney's role so far, but the film is said to be like Close Encounters of the Third Kind.
The Playlist had the following details about the genesis of 1952:
From now on, any time I label something, the label will need to have "That Darn Cat!" crossed out (e.g., That Darn Cat! Steve Martin's All-Natural Penis Beauty Creme).
[Via The Playlist]