George Clooney Could Be 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.'

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George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh: Together again?

We're all for it. Those two make movie magic as only true movie magicians can. And now it looks like they're set to work that magic for the first time together since 2007's "Ocean's Thirteen."

It was announced recently that Soderbergh would be directing the big-screen adaptation of the '60s television series, "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." Now, The Playlist brings word that Clooney is eyeing the lead role.

U.N.C.L.E. stands for the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement, a secret international organization that employs the best super-spies on the planet. Clooney would, of course, play one of those super-spies.

Early word says that Soderbergh and Clooney are approaching this as their "last film together," as the director is planning something of an early retirement (once he gets through all the projects currently on his plate, including the virus thriller "Contagion" and the action film "Haywire").

Previous Clooney-Soderbergh team-ups include the three "Ocean's" movies, "The Good German," "Solaris" and "Out of Sight."


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