George Clooney is reportedly dropping out of the cast for director Steven Soderbergh's The Man from U.N.C.L.E. No reason for his departure has been given at this time.

Warner Bros. is determined to stay on track with this big screen adaptation of the 1960s television series that followed the exploits of two secret agents. As of now, Steven Soderbergh will still shoot the movie this February.

The director will continue preproduction on The Man from U.N.C.L.E. as he gears up for the release of his next film, the thriller Contagion, on September 9th.

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