‘Catch-22’ Trailer: George Clooney, Kyle Chandler & More Bring Joseph Heller’s Classic Novel To Hulu In New Series

The Playlist | 4/24/2019 | Charles Barfield
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Even if you’ve never read the classic novel, “Catch-22,” you probably have heard the title used as a term at some point. Well, in the new Hulu series, based on the aforementioned work by writer Joseph Heller, you’ll be able to skip the required reading and watch some Hollywood stars give you the basics of the story.

And as seen in the new trailer, the off-beat series, “Catch-22,” follows a WWII bombardier that is so worked up over the prospect of dying as part of one of his missions, that he’s attempting to get out of being a pilot by claiming he’s insane. However, by claiming he’s insane and doesn’t want to fly the missions during war, he’s showing that he actually is sane and therefore, must fly the missions. You see, it’s a Catch-22.

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“The most important part to us was casting Chris [Abbott],” says George Clooney (via Variety), who stars in the series and is the director of several episodes. He adds that by Episode 6 of the series, “we’ll have earned the right to really pull for Yossarian. But through that journey, he does some kind of crappy things. You have to,...
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