...and no, we're not talking about Good Night, and Good Luck, which at the very least could be considered a kindred spirit of Paddy Chayefsky's big-media satire, if not its form and specific content. No, the Cloonster (I promise to never, ever type that again) is planning to follow up his 2000 live, TV remake of Fail Safe with a live, TV remake of Network. The 1976 film, starring Peter Finch and Faye Dunaway, is still considered an extraordinarily prescient indictment of contemporary news media. Clooney reportedly doesn't plan to make changes to the great Chayefsky's great script, but will update it to the current day. No word on casting, but I personally think Clooney is too lazily sexy for the Finch role. Who would you suggest?
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