Several very cool people attended tonight’s Up In The Air party at the Monkey Bar, but George Clooney was the epicenter. I asked him about his next film, Anton Corbijn‘s The American. It was shot in 2.35 color scope, he said, but no one has seen anything. Clooney said he’d spent most of the day helping to arrange a huge Haiti-earthquake fundraising concert that will occur a week from Friday. The Monkey Bar is located within the Hotel Elysee (i.e., “Hotel Easy Lay”) on 54th near Park.

Elisabetta Canalis, George Clooney at tonight’s Monkey Bar party for Up In The Air.

Up In The Air costar Anna Kendrick — Wednesday, 1.13, 9:15 pm.

Canalis, Clooney, Woody Harrelson — Wednesday, 1.13, 9:25 pm.

The guests included Jason Reitman, Anna Kendrick, Ivan Reitman, Michael Douglas, Paramount honcho Brad Grey, Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter, Charlie Rose, Spike Lee, Michael Clayton/Duplicity director-writer Tony Gilroy, In The Valley of Elah director-writer Paul Haggis, Montecito’s Tom Pollock, screenwriter Stephen Schiff, Woody Harrelson and maybe eight or ten journalists.