George Clooney Signs On To Direct Showtime’s ‘The Department’ 

  • George Clooney has signed on to direct Showtime’s new political series called The Department.
  • The new thriller will be based on the French series Le Bureau des Legendes and will start production later this year.
  • The CEO of Showtime said about the series, “Just as Homelandelevated global espionage to new heights, The Department will take viewers even deeper into a world of intrigue and subterfuge with complicated characters who struggle with their own demons as they fight existential threats to the nation and the world.”