George Clooney and Josh Brolin are set to star in Joel and Ethan Coen's upcoming comedy Hail, Caesar.

Hail, Caesar has been written by the Coen Brothers and Deadline report that it will centre on a character named Eddie Mannix who works as a fixer in Hollywood.

Clooney and Brolin are frequent collaborators of the filmmaking brothers with Clooney previously working with them on O Brother, Where Art Though?, Burn After Reading and Intolerable Cruelty.

American Gangster star Brolin starred in their remake of True Grit and also in No Country For Old Men.