Catch-22

Aired: May 17, 2019 , Friday at 0:00 on Hulu

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Episode Summary: Young American flyers arrive in war and discover that the bureaucracy is more deadly than the enemy.
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Grant Heslov on Making Hulu's 'Catch-22' With George Clooney

Joseph Heller’s “Catch-22” has a troubled Hollywood history. Mike Nichols’ 1970 feature film adaptation was a widely panned flop. Three years later, Richard Dreyfus starred in a busted CBS pilot based on the book. But with their new limited series premiering Friday on Hulu, producing partners George Clooney and Grant Heslov attempt to succeed where others came up short — unpacking over six hours Heller’s story of Yossarian, a World War II bombardier who tries relentlessly to get himself taken off combat duty by having himself... more

'Catch-22' Review: George Clooney Delivers an Absurd, Frustrating Satire for Absurd, Frustrating Times

“Catch-22” is, thankfully, not solely about war. What George Clooney and Grant Heslov’s new limited series has to say about soldiers dying for their country isn’t as revolutionary as Joseph Heller’s words were when first published in 1961, even if Hulu’s six-part TV adaptation blends his divergent storytelling into one, largely chronological experience. Scripts by Luke Davies and David Michôd do a fine job capturing the absurdity inherent to young men in the prime of their... more

How George Clooney and Christopher Abbott Battled to Bring 'Catch-22' Into the 21st Century

When Christopher Abbott walked into the audition room to read for the lead role in “Catch-22,” George Clooney greeted him wearing a leather helmet. “I took a breath a little bit,” Abbott says. “I wasn’t as nervous. I was like, ‘All right, we can play.’” The icebreaker worked. Abbott landed the role of Capt. John Yossarian, the bombardier antihero of Joseph Heller’s novel “Catch-22,” who spends the entirety of the story trying his damnedest to get out of World War II. The hel... more

 
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