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George Clooney is planning to retire

George Clooney is planning to retire

Feb 11 2014, 5:14pm CST | by

George Clooney thinks he's getting too old for acting. The 52-year-old star has hinted he is thinking about retiring from the big screen in the near future to focus on his work as a producer and...

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George Clooney is planning to retire

Feb 11 2014, 5:14pm CST | by

George Clooney thinks he's getting too old for acting.

The 52-year-old star has hinted he is thinking about retiring from the big screen in the near future to focus on his work as a producer and director.

'The Monuments Men' actor, who also wrote and directed the film, told BANG Showbiz at the movie's UK premiere at the Odeon in London's Leicester Square on Tuesday night (11.02.14): ''The audience kind of tells you when it's time to get out from in front of the camera, and it's getting close I think.''

But George insisted he is still very passionate about his career.

He said: ''Every time you can make a movie to tell a story that people don't know, it's good.''

The Oscar-winning actor also joked about how difficult it was to work with his co-star Matt Damon, who also attended the red carpet screening, on the movie, which is based on the true story of a team of soldiers who recovered millions of pieces of artwork stolen by the Nazis in WWII.

He said: ''It was hard to get him out of his trailer sometimes. I don't like to use the word diva and throw it around loosely, but you know.''

But George admitted he loves working with close friends and they inspired the characters.

Asked about securing the star-studded cast, he said: ''Most of these guys are friends of mine so that made it easier, but we wrote the parts for most of them.''

Bill Murray, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin and Hugh Bonneville were among the other stars to attend the premiere.

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Oct 27 2014 2:05pm CDT | Source: ign

For some odd reason, there's been a lot of chitchat lately about Joel Schumacher's Batman & Robin. But soon, God help us, that chatter may become something more... A few weeks ago at NYCC, star George Clooney addressed his alleged "ban" from Comic-Con, citing his infamous portrayal of the Dark Knight as the main reason. Schumacher also recently apologized for the '97 pic, saying, "George made a noble effort. I was t ...
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Oct 24 2014 11:08am CDT | Source: movie pilot

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Oct 15 2014 9:45am CDT | Source: movie pilot

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Oct 14 2014 10:45pm CDT | Source: pagesix

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VIDEO: Brad Bird Explains Why He Turned Down ‘Star Wars Episode VII’

Oct 14 2014 1:30pm CDT | Source: slash film

Brad Bird had a big decision, one many film fans would love to have to make. In a new interview, the director of Tomorrowland once again talked about being approached to direct Star Wars Episode VII and strongly considering the job, but being so deep into pre-production on Tomorrowland he had to turn the Star Wars gig down. However, Bird strongly considered making Tomorrowland then jumping right into a Galaxy Far, Far Away. Watch Bird talk about turning down Star Wars Episode VII below. Video: ...
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6 weeks ago

Brad Bird Talks Having to Pass on STAR WARS EPISODE VII to Finish TOMORROWLAND.

Oct 13 2014 7:38pm CDT | Source: Collider

The New York Comic Con marked the true arrival of director Brad Bird's new film Tomorrowland upon the global conscience.  While the picture won't be out until May 22nd, we hadn't seen anything from the film at all until the trailer and poster popped up at NYCC and Bird (along with co-writer Damon Lindelof) started doing press.  During that press Bird was asked what it was like to have to turn down Star Wars: Episode V ...
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6 weeks ago

A New York Comic Con Report On The First Footage Screened Of ABC’s AGENT CARTER!!

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A New York Comic Con Report On The First Footage Screened Of ABC’s AGENT CARTER!! Read the full article on AICN I am – Hercules!! Did you know James D’Arcy, who played Anthony Perkins in 2012’s “Hitchcock” and Rufus Sixsmith in 2012’s “Cloud Atlas,” plays Howard Stark’s butler Edwin Jarvis in ABC’s “Marvel’s Agent Carter”? A report on the Marvel TV panel at New York Comic Con: Attended the “Marv ...
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6 weeks ago

Q&A: Joel Schumacher on ‘Batman,’ Ben Affleck and the Batsuit Nipples

Oct 11 2014 5:04pm CDT | Source: Variety

Joel Schumacher stopped by the Hamptons Film Festival on Saturday morning to accept a lifetime achievement award in directing. He later spoke with Variety about the ups and downs of his career, including 1995’s “Batman Forever,” which grossed $336 million worldwide, and 1997’s “Batman & Robin,” starring George Clooney, which was panned so badly that... Read more » ...
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6 weeks ago

Tomorrowland: The Clip We Saw at NYCC Was...

Oct 10 2014 10:11am CDT | Source: movie pilot

... completely awesome. In case you were confused over the sheer bad-assery of George Clooney (who, upon crashing the Tomorrowland panel at NYCC during his honeymoon, claimed he may not have been invited to past comic-con events "because of that whole Batman thing... you know, the nipples.") Tomorrowland will most certainly give your mind a poke. hnnnggg.I attended the panel on behalf of Mov ...
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