George Clooney Shares the 1 Major Lesson He Learned From ‘Batman and Robin’

George Clooney has been in front of and behind the camera on award – winning films. But the 59-year-old actor-producer-director has also been involved in some non-box office projects. Notably, 1997’s Batman & Robin. After the film was released and beyond, Clooney learned a great lesson about his acting career.

George Clooney arrives at the AFI Lifetime Achievement Award Gala to George Clooney
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George Clooney was offered ‘movie star money’ to play Batman

In December 2020 Youtube video for Netflix Film Club, Clooney reflects on some of his most famous careers and what he has learned along the way. While promoting his latest project, Netflix’s The Midnight Sky, the father of two spoke about his stellar career in Batman & Robin.

“I get a lot of rubbish Batman & Robin still, ”Clooney said.

Directed by Joel Schumacher, Clooney starred in Arnold Schwarzenegger (Mr. Freeze / Dr. Victor Fries), Uma Thurman (Poison Ivy / Dr. Pamela Isley), and Chris O’Donnell (Robin).

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