‘Fight Club’ producer: I was an Israeli operative


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?

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