George Clooney health: Actor battled pancreatitis after ‘quickly’ losing 2st in weight

In order to prepare for the role the actor lost a whopping two stone in weight, but things soon took a turn for the worst after Clooney was rushed to hospital with excruciating stomach pains, pains which turned out to be pancreatitis.

With the project proving to be one of his biggest yet, production was halted in order for the star to get back to peak health.

In a statement at the time, Clooney said: “It took a few weeks to get better and as a director it’s not so easy because you need energy.