According to Female First, George Clooney is looking to direct Matt Damon in the film Hamdan v Rumsfeld, a political film he is developing about the 'War on Terror' a seen through the eyes of Osama Bin Laden's former chauffer.

The story follows the plight of the chauffer, who was captured in Afghanistan and shipped to notorious US detention centre Guantanamo Bay, located in Cuba.

Matt will play his lawyer, who eventually managed to take his case as far as the US Supreme Court.

No production date has been set.