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Directed by George Clooney
Produced by
Written by Joel and Ethan Coen
Music by Alexandre Desplat
Cinematography Robert Elswit
Edited by Stephen Mirrione
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • November 3, 2017 (2017-11-03) (United States)
Country United States
Language English

Suburbicon is an upcoming crime comedy[1] film directed by George Clooney and written by Joel and Ethan Coen. The film stars Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Josh Brolin, and Oscar Isaac. The film will be released by Paramount Pictures on November 3, 2017.



According to producer Joel Silver, Joel and Ethan Coen originally wrote the script for Suburbicon in 1986, soon after the release of Blood Simple.[2] In 2005, it was reported that George Clooney would star in and direct Suburbicon, it would be produced by the Coen brothers.[3]

On December 8, 2015, it was reported that the film was set to begin filming in October 2016, with Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, and Josh Brolin joining the cast.[4] Oscar Isaac and Woody Harrelson later joined the cast.[5] On February 1, 2016, it was announced that Bloom Media came on board to handle the international sales for the film, while Black Bear Pictures would fully finance the film.[6] Joel Silver would produce the film for Silver Pictures, along with Clooney and Grant Heslov for their Smoke House Pictures, and Teddy Schwarzman for Black Bear. Robert Elswit would be the director of photography for the film.[6] On February 13, 2016, Paramount Pictures closed a US distribution deal in the $10 million range, with shooting set to begin in October 2016 in Los Angeles, while Bloom Media handled international sales and Entertainment One acquired the United Kingdom's distribution rights.[7][8]

On August 31, 2016, Noah Jupe and Glenn Fleshler joined the cast. Jupe would play Damon's character's son, while Fleshler would play a hitman,[9] on September 27, 2016, Harrelson said in an interview that he would not be in Suburbicon due to scheduling conflicts.[10] As of October 11, 2016, Suburbicon has begun filming in Los Angeles.[11]

Alexandre Desplat composed the film's score.[12]


Paramount Pictures will release the film on November 3, 2017.[13]


  1. ^ Nugent, John (May 18, 2016). "Woody Harrelson joins the cast of George Clooney’s Suburbicon". Empire. Retrieved February 16, 2017. 
  2. ^ Radish, Christina (May 20, 2016). "Producer Joel Silver on ‘The Nice Guys’, ‘Sherlock Holmes 3′, and Joss Whedon’s ‘Wonder Woman’". Collider. Retrieved November 4, 2016. 
  3. ^ "George Clooney Back With Coen Brothers". Empire. November 22, 2005. Retrieved October 12, 2016. 
  4. ^ Jagernauth, Kevin (December 8, 2015). "Matt Damon, Julianne Moore And Josh Brolin To Star In George Clooney’s Coens-Penned ‘Suburbicon’". Indiewire. Retrieved October 12, 2016. 
  5. ^ Slead, Evan (May 17, 2016). "Woody Harrelson to star in George Clooney's Suburbicon". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved October 12, 2016. 
  6. ^ a b Jaafar, Ali (February 1, 2016). "Bloom & Black Bear Pictures Board George Clooney’s ‘Suburbicon’". Deadline. Retrieved September 18, 2016. 
  7. ^ Jaafar, Ali (February 13, 2016). "Paramount Closes Domestic Deal For George Clooney’s ‘Suburbicon’- Berlin". Deadline. Retrieved September 21, 2016. 
  8. ^ Ford, Rebecca; Ritma, Alex (February 12, 2016). "Berlin: George Clooney's 'Suburbicon' Nabbed by eOne for U.K., Sells Around the World". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 21, 2016. 
  9. ^ Kit, Borys (August 31, 2016). "George Clooney's 'Suburbicon' Adds 'Night Manager,' 'Night Of' Actors (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 21, 2016. 
  10. ^ Wiseman, Andreas (September 27, 2016). "Woody Harrelson on 'LBJ', Trump and Spandex". Screen Daily. Retrieved October 12, 2016. 
  11. ^ Sweeney, Emily (October 12, 2016). "Check out Matt Damon on the set of his latest movie". Boston Globe. Retrieved October 12, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Alexandre Desplat to Score George Clooney's 'Suburbicon'". FilmMusicReporter. March 7, 2017. Retrieved March 8, 2017. 
  13. ^ Gettell, Oliver (March 27, 2017). "George Clooney's Suburbicon sets award season release date". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved March 27, 2017. 

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