Nov 17 2007

A Journey to Darfur Debuts on DVD

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Documentary Featuring George Clooney and His Father Nick Clooney Available July 17All of the Proceeds from DVD Sales to be Donated to ‘Not On Our Watch’ Humanitarian Project

A Journey to Darfur, the documentary that chronicled George Clooney and his father Nick’s visit to the Sudan border last year, will debut on DVD on July 17 from AmericanLife TV NetworkSM , the only independent television network devoted to the “Baby Boomer” generation. The title will be available for $14.99 SRP exclusively through AmericanLife TV Network’s website. AmericanLife TV Network will donate all proceeds from sales of the DVD to “Not On Our Watch”, the humanitarian project created by George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Don Cheadle and Jerry Weintraub.

“This is our simple attempt to help shine a light on one of the great atrocities of our time,” said George Clooney.  “After offering A Journey to Darfur to international broadcasters, we received numerous requests from viewers seeking more information about how to help aid this deteriorating situation,” said Mark Ringwald, VP of Programming for AmericanLife TV. “Viewers can show their support by purchasing the DVD, and our network will continue to show its commitment to this and many other humanitarian crises through the donation of proceeds.”

A Journey to Darfur was produced by reporter Nick Clooney after being moved by the trip he and his son, actor George Clooney, took to the Sudan border last year. Included in the documentary are emotional interviews with the genocide-ravaged refugees of Darfur , conducted by George and Nick. The program also features an exclusive interview with George Clooney. A Journey to Darfur premiered on AmericanLife TV in January and has been licensed to several international broadcasters, including France2.

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Sep 21 2007

George Clooney and friend injured in NJ motorcycle accident and Video Clips

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LOS ANGELES—George Clooney suffered a broken rib and road rash in New Jersey on Friday when a car collided with the motorcycle he was riding, the actor’s spokesman said.The 46-year-old actor was treated at Palisades Medical Center in North Bergen, N.J., and released, publicist Stan Rosenfield said.

Clooney’s passenger, Sarah Larson, suffered a broken foot.

“He’s doing fine,” Rosenfield said. “He has a broken rib, it’s very painful and it’ll take a long time to heal.”

Clooney’s latest film, “Michael Clayton,” will be released next month.

Tons of new photos on the set of Burn After Reading. Some were credited as being taken today.

I have video clips to add as well so be watching for those. I really don’t have much time to devote to the site at the moment. :-(

Thanks to those who have been sending me news, etc. Continue to do so. I know there are a lot of magazines I’m missing so those would be very much appreciated.

Here’s Another Photo from Clooney’s ‘Leatherheads’


USA Today has unveiled another photo from Leatherheads; George Clooney’s third directorial outing, and his first attempt at a comedy. I was about to claim that this is the first Leatherheads pic to hit the net, but I don’t believe it is. On IMDb, they already have up an additional five photos of guys clowning around in those old school football uniforms from back in the early days of the sport. And that’s exactly what Leatherheads is about: In the film, Clooney plays the coach of a “wannabee pro football team in the 1920s.” In an attempt to add some legitimacy to his team, the coach decides to try to recruit a World War I hero (John Krasinski) as his star player. Problems arise when both men fall head over heels for a pretty journalist (Renée Zellweger) who’s out to expose the star as a fraud.

The photo above is the first to feature all three principal cast members (Clooney, Krasinski, and Zellweger), as they sit around a table and discuss whatever. Ah, but someone or something walks in the door — at which point all three look up. I’m not at all worried about Clooney pulling off comedy; I’m sure his work on a couple quirky Coen Bros. flicks certainly helped the man get a feel for tone. I am worried, however, about John Krasinski as a bankable big-screen star. The guy was a total bore in the recently-released License to Wed, and as wonderful as The Office is, his character on that show isn’t all too exciting either. I’ll be curious to see what Clooney can get out of him this time around, as I’m sure his lead role in this film will help dictate just how big Krasinski will become. Your thoughts? Leatherheads is due to blocking its way into theaters this December.

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Jul 21 2007

George Clooney Teams up with Al Gore

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Hollywood actress Cameron Diaz is teaming up with former U.S. Vice President Al Gore to host a TV contest about saving the planet.The unlikely duo will work with Current TV and in association with the Alliance for Climate Protection on the project, called 60 Seconds to Save the Earth.

The contest challenges viewers across the U.S., U.K. and the Republic of Ireland to create brief public service announcements offering tips to battle global warming.

Gore, who recently organized the Live Earth concerts, says of his latest green initiative, “We are asking young adults to take a stance and use their creative voices to encourage change and help fight the climate crisis.”

Diaz adds, “It is an exciting opportunity for young adults from around the world to inspire change because the planet needs a good publicist.”

The actress will be joined by Orlando Bloom, George Clooney,  Rihanna, director Sam Mendes to select 20 finalists.

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