Clooney will likely star in Olen Steinhauer’s The Tourist. Jun12

Clooney will likely star in Olen Steinhauer’...

So it looks like George Clooney will likely star in the film version of Olen Steinhauer’s The Tourist.Last October, we posted that Warner Bros had purchased the rights to Mr. Olen’s book. At the time, the only info was that George Clooney and Grant Heslov would produce. At the time, it looked unlikely Clooney would star due to his overloaded schedule. Since then, some projects (White Jazz among them) has fallen through so Mr. Clooney’s schedule is merely ridiculously loaded as opposed to insanely loaded.”A spy must risk everything to reveal a conspiracy after he’s suspected of a murder he didn’t commit....

Warner Brothers purchase Olen Steinhauer’s The Tourist. Oct13

Warner Brothers purchase Olen Steinhauer’s T...

Warner Brothers has puchased the film rights to Olen Steinhauer’s forthcoming novel, The Tourist.”A spy must risk everything to reveal a conspiracy after he’s suspected of a murder he didn’t commit. “Oscar-winner George Clooney, along with Grant Heslov, will be producing. Clooney and Heslov are partners in the production company Smoke House. The two first worked together on Good Night, and Good Luck. Heslov co-wrote it with Clooney.Olen has said that Clooney will be starring, but all other reports only mention him as a producer.No word has been given as to when this project might move forward, but it is not...