Goodnight and Good Luck: According to The Hollywood Reporter, George Clooney will direct and star in a new Section Eight and 2929 Entertainment production, Goodnight, and Good Luck, about the renowned CBS News anchor Edward R. Murrow's legendary on-air confrontations with red-baiting Sen. Joseph McCarthy that helped bring down the infamous politician in the mid-1950s.

Principal photography is set to begin February 28th for seven weeks in Los Angeles.

David Strathairn and Patricia Clarkson also star.