A Hollywood producer behind films like “Fight Club,” “Pretty Woman,” “12 Years a Slave” and the upcoming “Noah” has just revealed another interesting line on his resume: Israeli intelligence operative.
In an interview with Israeli TV show “Uvda,” broadcast Monday, Arnon Milchan confirmed he once worked for the now-defunct spy unit Bureau of Scientific Relations, assisting in the development of Israel’s secret nuclear weapons project. His 2011 unauthorized biography, “ Confidential: The Life of Secret Agent Turned Hollywood Tycoon Arnon Milchan,” details his former life, but this is his first public acknowledgment.
“Do you know what it’s like to be a 20-something-year-old kid [and] his country lets him be James Bond? Wow! The action! That was exciting,” Milchan said on-air.
Which begs the question: When is the movie coming out?