The Yankee Comandante

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The Yankee Comandante: George Clooney to direct

  • Focus Features has acquired the rights to "The Yankee Comadante", a New Yorker article about William Alexander Morgan.

  • George Clooney is attached to direct and produce through Smoke House.

  • Morgan was an American who helped Castro and the Cuban rebels overthrow Fulgencio
    Batista. He reached the status of Comandante, the sole foreigner other
    than Argentinian Che Guevara to be so highly regarded.