George Clooney To Produce Tony-Winning Drama August: Osage County
Posted on Tue Jun 19, 2012 08:45 AM PDT

GClooney030312_01_200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (x17online) - George Clooney and Smokehouse Pictures producing partner Grant Heslov (The Ides of March) have officially signed on to produce the Tony-winning drama August: Osage County.

Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts are set to star as mother and daughter in the big-screen adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play, with John Wells set to direct.

The play, written by Tracy Letts, tells the tale of women who go back to their childhood home in the wake of a family crisis that brings them all together.