Clooney’s ‘Catch-22’ Trailer Captures The WWII Satire Perfectly

Apr 24, 2019

Category: Entertainment

Based on the classic novel by Joseph Heller, Catch-22 looks like it will capture the satirical, clever voice of the book. Set in World War II, the story follows a U.S. Air Force bombardier named Yossarian who is infuriated by the increasing number of missions he has to fly to complete his service.

Produced, directed and starring George Clooney, who plays Scheisskopf, the trailer for the mini-series gives you a taste of its dark, farcical humor. Judging from the trailer, it’s also visually pleasing with talented cinematographer Martin Ruhe, who worked behind the camera with Clooney on The American. There are also plenty of familiar faces appearing in the trailer, including Christopher Abbott as Yossarian, Kyle Chandler as Colonel Cathcart, and Hugh Laurie playing Major de Coverly. The highly-anticipated six-episode series will debut on Hulu on May 17. With Game of Thrones ending on May 19, this show is hitting the small screen at the perfect time.

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Entertainment

Win Her Heart With A Lab-Grown Diamond Engagement Ring From Clean Origin

Ethically-sourced settings that go big on value without breaking the bank.

Posted By Gray Van Dyke

Partner

This Lightweight & Thin G-SHOCK Watch Is Still As Rugged & Capable As Ever

The thinnest in the series, it's marked by a slim module and carbon core guard structure.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Partner
Featured Image

‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ Sees Murray, Aykroyd, & Hudson Reprise Their Roles

The highly anticipated 2021 film finally gets an official November release date.

Posted By

Jul 27, 2021

Featured Image

The .44 Colt Army Revolver That Killed Billy The Kid Is At Auction For $2M+

The Colt Sheriff Pat Garrett used to kill the legendary outlaw & gunslinger.

Posted By

Jul 26, 2021

Featured Image

Johnny Knoxville & Friends Enjoy One Final Hurrah In ‘Jackass Forever’

The Jackass crew sacrifices their safety for our entertainment one last time.

Posted By

Jul 20, 2021

Featured Image

The Wilderness Survival MasterClass Is Taught By An Ex-SERE Specialist

You're in good hands with Air Force vet & expert survivalist Jessie Krebs.

Posted By

Jul 16, 2021