Clooney is the
star and director of Leatherheads, which is currently in theaters.
DP: I was looking
at your bio on imdb.com. It says, "Failed to join the Cincinnati
GC: Yeah, that
wasn't quite the way it worked. "Failed to get past the first cut," I
believe, would be the better phrase. "Lacked skill" might have been the
term. [The tryout] was a minor league pitcher throwing moderate speed
curveballs, and I'm stepping in the bucket. It was just a nightmare.
DP: I was in the
Longest Yard remake. What do you think of my acting skills? You can be brutally
honest. I'll be brutally honest with your football skills.
GC: I really,
really think it's fantastic that you have another job.
DP: That's fair
GC: Go ahead and
fire away on my football skills.
DP: You sort of
played like a sissy boy in Leatherheads. You'd be the kind of guy I'd want to
pound in the open field.