eorge Clooney has revealed he was taken to hospital with excruciating abdomen pains after dropping almost two stone for his newest movie.
Clooney, who each directs and stars within the film, stated he was identified with pancreatitis and suspects his weight-reduction plan could have performed an element.
He informed the Mirror: “I believe I used to be making an attempt too onerous to lose the burden rapidly and possibly wasn’t caring for myself.”
Clooney, in his first movie position since 2016, added: “It took just a few weeks to get higher and as a director it’s not really easy since you want power.
“We have been out on this glacier in Finland, which made it rather a lot more durable work. But it surely definitely helped with the character. That is greater than something I’ve accomplished earlier than and it was like herding cats to get it accomplished. However, you understand, it was enjoyable.”
The Midnight Sky is predicated Lily Brooks-Dalton’s acclaimed 2016 novel Good Morning, Midnight.
Clooney, 59, performs astronomer Augustine Lofthouse, stricken with sickness and alone in a abandoned Arctic observatory station.
The movie additionally stars British actress Felicity Jones, who shot the movie whereas pregnant.
The Midnight Sky shall be in choose UK cinemas and on Netflix from December 23.
Further reporting by PA Media.