Clooney to return to TV

George Clooney will return to television, Paramount Television said on Thursday, nearly 20 years after he left hit show ER to become a movie A-lister.

The US actor will direct and star in a six-episode series adaptation of US author Joseph Heller’s satirical 1961 novel Catch-22. Shooting will start early next

Clooney will play Colonel Cathcart, the commander of protagonist and World War II US soldier John Yossarian. — REUTERS