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Clooney to star in ‘Michael Clayton’

George Clooney will star in “Michael Clayton,” an independent legal thriller penned by and marking the directing debut of “The Bourne Supremacy” screenwriter Tony Gilroy. In “Clayton,” Clooney will play an elite New York attorney known among his colleagues as “the Janitor” because for 15 years he’s worked behind the scenes to clean up his high-profile clients’ messy personal problems. The story takes place over the four worst days of his career.

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