Clooney Joins Payne’s “Descendants”

George Clooney is in talks to join the family dramedy “The Descendants” at Fox Searchlight Pictures reports Variety.

Based on Kaui Hart Hemmings’ debut novel, the story centers on a wealthy landowner who takes his two daughters on a search for his wife’s lover in the hopes of keeping his family together.

Nat Faxon and Jim Rash adapted the script. Alexander Payne directs the film which begins shooting this February in Hawaii.