Date: 17th March 2003

George Clooney recruits A-list friends for new film

George Clooney has revealed that Brad Pitt and Matt Damon offered to star in his new film for free.

They are shown taking part in a TV dating show in Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), which Clooney stars in and directs.

The film is based around Chuck Barris - played by Sam Rockwell - an American TV producer who claims to have been an undercover agent for the CIA.

Clooney joked: "I had to pay Brad and Matt $20million and they both had to audition for the role.

Really - that was a pure favour, I still to this day can't believe they did it, they just showed up, that shows what great friends they are.

"When we were putting the film together I got a call from almost every A-list actress talking about the roles, because these are great parts."

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002) opens in the UK this weekend.

Source: Press Release



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