Limited series adaptation of the classic Joseph Heller novel. Follows Captain John Yossarian and airmen in World War II.
Created by: Luke Davies, David Michôd
Directors: George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Ellen Kuras
Los Angeles Premiere
When: Tuesday 7th May 2019
Where: TCL Chinese Theatre, Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
When: Monday 13th May 2019
Where: The Space Moderno Cinema, Rome, Italy
When: Wednesday 15th May 2019
Where: Vue Westfield, Shepherd’s Bush, London
- The series is based on Joseph Heller’s 1961 novel of the same name.
- Filming took place in and around Italy.
- George Clooney was originally cast as Colonel Cathcart but due to other commitments he took on the smaller role of Major Scheisskopf instead.
- This is the second adaptation of the novel; the first being Mick Nichols’ 1970 film.
- Ellen Kuras, George Clooney and Grant Heslov directed two episodes each.