The first trailer and movie poster for George Clooney’s upcoming film “The Descendants” from Fox Searchlight has been released and he plays a suburban dad *sigh*Â Directed by Alexander Payne the film is based on the novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings, Clooney plays Matt King, “an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki.Â The event leads to a rapprochement with his young daughters while Matt wrestles with a decision to sell the family\’s land handed down from Hawaiian royalty and missionaries. He later has to learn to cope with his worsening schizophrenia.”
Filmed in Hawaii in March 2010.Â Also starring alongside George we see Judy Greer, Beau Bridges, Matthew Lillard, Robert Forster, Shailene Woodley, Mary Birdsong, Nick Krause and Amara Miller.
Watch the trailer …. ahhh George:
The DescendantsÂ arrives in US theaters on December 16th, and will hit Aussie cinemas January 26th, 2012.
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