George Clooney adapts Brooks-Dalton's Good Morning, Midnight for an upcoming Netflix film. The actor and director is stuck in the post-apocalyptic Arctic after an unknown catastrophe has occurred. He must battle the harsh climate and new conditions to reach an antenna to warn the spaceship Ether and stop them from returning home. Also starring Felicity Jones, David Oyelowo, Kyle Chandler, Demián Bichir, and Tiffany Boone, The Midnight Sky will premiere in select theaters and on the streaming platform on December 23, 2020.
From former Soviet republic to quasi-celebrity independent state, Kazakhstan has had an interesting trajectory since gaining independence in 1991. For Americans, the country rose to fame as the home of Borat in the 2006 and 2020 films. But the travel agency of Kazakhstan has embraced Borat's "Very Nice!" tagline in a new series of commercials showing a bit of Kazakh culture.