The Midnight Sky

The Midnight Sky
  • 2020
  • US
  • 2h 2min
  • Directed by: George Clooney
  • Cast: George Clooney, Felicity Jones, David Oyelowo, Tiffany Boone, Demián Bichir, Kyle Chandler, Caoilinn Springall
  • UK release: 23 December 2020

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Felicity Jones impressed by powerful Midnight Sky script

16 Jan 2021

Film gossip

Felicity Jones signed up for 'The Midnight Sky' because she loved the relationship between her and George Clooney's characters. In the movie, Felicity, 37, plays astronaut Sully, who learns on a return trip to Earth that humanity has been wiped out and…

George Clooney made 'mistake' trying to work around Felicity Jones' pregnancy

16 Jan 2021

Film gossip

George Clooney made a "mistake" trying to "shoot around" Felicity Jones' pregnancy. The 'Midnight Sky' actor and director admitted he was secretly panicked with his leading lady called to reveal she was expecting her first baby, who was born in April…

George Clooney admits actors directing actors is 'a terrible thing'

21 Dec 2020

Film gossip

George Clooney has admitted having fellow actors direct a movie is "a terrible thing". The Hollywood legend's latest project was helming 'The Midnight Sky' – which stars the likes of Felicity Jones, Kyle Chandler and David Oyelowo – and the Oscar-winner…

George Clooney on how the pandemic has changed the meaning of his new sci-fi movie

21 Dec 2020

Film gossip

George Clooney says the coronavirus pandemic is “changing the temperature” of his upcoming movie, ‘The Midnight Sky’. The 59-year-old actor stars in and directs the upcoming sci-fi drama, which is set 30 years in the future, and tells the story of an…

George Clooney and Mark L Smith find it 'bizarre' how relatable The Midnight Sky has become

13 Dec 2020

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'The Midnight Sky' writer Mark L. Smith and George Clooney find it "bizarre" how relatable the movie has become. The Hollywood actor directs and stars in the new sci-fi flick – which is based on Lily Brooks-Dalton's novel 'Good Morning, Midnight' – and…

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10 Dec 20203 stars

George Clooney directs and stars in this entertaining and emotional space and polar adventure mash-up

For understandable reasons, bona fide filmic spectacle has been in very short supply recently, so George Clooney's latest as director-star is something to cheer. Based on Lily Brooks-Dalton's novel Good Morning, Midnight and adapted by Mark L Smith (The…

George Clooney's eyelids 'froze shut' making new movie

30 Nov 2020

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George Clooney's eyelids "froze shut" while shooting 'The Midnight Sky'. The 59-year-old star plays a scientist who tries to warn astronauts away from an Earth that is now inhabitable and a scene where he was separated from his young daughter was shot…

George Clooney's Midnight Sky inspiration

18 Nov 2020

Film gossip

George Clooney has compared working on 'The Midnight Sky' to filming 'The Revenant' and 'Gravity'. The 59-year-old actor stars in the upcoming Netflix movie as a scientist in the Arctic trying to protect a young girl while preventing a group of…

Felicity Jones praises Midnight Sky director George Clooney

31 Oct 2020

Film gossip

Felicity Jones has praised George Clooney for incorporating her pregnancy into the movie 'Midnight Sky'. Felicity, 37, plays marooned astronaut Sully in the new Netflix movie and she explained that director George did everything he could to facilitate…

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