It looks like George Clooney and Angelina Jolie are going to star in a new film that will be an adaption of the novel The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog, and of His Friend, Marilyn Monroe. Clooney will play Frank Sinatra, and Jolie will take on the role of Marilyn Monroe in the story.
The book was written by Andrew O'Hagan and is set to be released this December. It serves as a biopic of Monroe, told through the eyes of her Scottish maltese poodle, Mafia Honey (nicknamed Maf), given to her as a present by Sinatra.
O'Hagan announced the news at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Here's what The Times reported:
O’Hagan, who was also accompanied on stage by Suzanne Bertish and Andrew Hawley, announced that a film adaptation of his book, The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog, and of His Friend Marilyn Monroe, will shortly go into production starring George Clooney as Frank Sinatra and Angelina Jolie as Marilyn Monroe.
Heres the official book description:
There's no word on who is directing the film or who will will star as Maf.
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