You might think that after his less-than-successful outing with the pigskin, George Clooney would his sights set on a porcine enemy. Instead, he'll be tackling another barn yard animal in the upcoming Men Who Stare At Goats.
The movie is an adaptation of British journalist Jon Ronson's book of the same name. The book, which Ronson also made into a documentary in 2004, concerns the US Army's First Earth Battalion. The First Earth Battalion, despite sounding like something that would be more at home fighting against unspeakably bad John Travolta movies, was apparently an actual, real-world exploration by the military into training people to use "paranormal powers" such as telepathy and ESP in battle and espionage.