The Yankee Comandante Movie

The Yankee Comandante movie production status is currently Development

June 12, 2012 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'.

Who's Involved:

George Clooney, Grant Heslov

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)


Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

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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Who stars in The Yankee Comandante: Cast List

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Who's making The Yankee Comandante: Crew List

A look at the The Yankee Comandante behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director George Clooney last directed The Midnight Sky and Suburbicon.



George Clooney
Grant Heslov

Production Company

Smoke House Pictures

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Production: What we know about The Yankee Comandante?

Key Facts

  1. Based on a true story, which was featured in The New Yorker.

Filming Timeline

  1. June 2012: The film was in Development status.

The Yankee Comandante Release Date: When is the film coming out?

The Yankee Comandante is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).

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