The Yankee Comandante

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Status: Development As of June 12, 2012

Development: Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'.

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TBA | Biography Drama

William Alexander Morgan, an American, helps Castro and the Cuban rebels overthrow Fulgencio Batista. Morgan reaches the status of Comandante, the sole foreigner other than Argentinian Che Guevara to ... more

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Producers

George Clooney
Grant Heslov

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George Clooney

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Storyline

William Alexander Morgan, an American, helps Castro and the Cuban rebels overthrow Fulgencio Batista. Morgan reaches the status of Comandante, the sole foreigner other than Argentinian Che Guevara to be so highly regarded. Shortly after, his motives for being there are subject to suspicion and Morgan is imprisoned. He is charged with working for U.S. intelligence and faces a firing squad. At the same time, his exploits as a rebel soldier lead J. Edgar Hoover and everyone else scrambling to sort out his motives and figure out who he is working for.
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  • Based on a true story, which was featured in The New Yorker.

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