Josh Brolin joins George Clooney in Hail Caesar

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 10 June 2014
Josh Brolin

Josh Brolin

Josh Brolin joins George Clooney in the Joel and Ethan Coen's 'Hail Caesar'

Josh Brolin joins George Clooney in the Coen brothers' 'Hail Caesar'.

The hunk, 46, has been cast in the film which follows a Hollywood fixer Eddie Mannix in the 1950s working to keep a studio's stars in line, reports

The Coens who will direct and produce under their Mike Zoss Productions banner alongside Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan for Working Title Films, while Universal Pictures has acquired worldwide distribution rights.

Clooney, who last starred in the 'Monuments Men' which he also co-wrote and directed, has previously worked with the Coens on several films including 'O Brother Where Art Thou' and 'Burn After Reading'.

While Brolin, who hit the big screen in 2013's 'Labor Day' which was based on Joyce Maynard's 2009 novel of the same name, last worked with them on 2007's 'No Country for Old Men.'

The American neo-Western thriller saw Brolin play a welder and Vietnam veteran who flees with two million dollars in drug money that he finds in an open field in Texas.

Hail, Caesar!

  • 3 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 1h 46min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
  • Cast: Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Channing Tatum, Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes, Scarlett Johansson

In this latest offering from the Coen brothers, Eddie Mannix (Brolin) is an MGM studio executive with a reputation for keeping the stars in line and preventing any employees from embarrassing the company. A witty and whimsical gang-show featuring an over-qualified cast doing extravagant turns unencumbered by narrative…

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