Paramount is believed to be closing a domestic deal for George Clooney’s Suburbicon, in the $10 million range, sources have confirmed to Deadline. The deal was being worked out Friday night. CAA in handling the domestic sale. Bloom is selling international rights. Black Bear Pictures is fully financing. Matt Damon, Julianne Moore and Josh Brolin are attached. Joel and Ethan Coen wrote the script, a dark domestic dramedy. Joel Silver produces for Silver Pictures alongside Smokehouse’s Clooney and Grant Heslov and Teddy Schwarzman for Black Bear Pictures.
Clooney sat down with buyers in Berlin yesterday to tub-thump the project after opening the festival with Hail, Caesar! Deals are still being worked out for the international roll-out of the film.