Team Downey Sets First-Look Deal With Sonar Entertainment

Justin Kroll
Variety

Sonar Entertainment has entered into a first-look deal with Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey’s Team Downey and has also set up the TV series “Singularity,” which will be written and directed by Robert Downey Jr. and starring Anthony Michael Hall.

The new agreement encompasses scripted and non-scripted content for television, including digital.

“We are excited about Team Downey’s vision for developing and producing a broad scope of original premium content,” said Thomas Lesinski, CEO of Sonar. “Sonar is thrilled to partner with Robert, Susan and the entire team – it is another example of our commitment to forge creative collaborations with the most dynamic talent in the industry.”

Team Downey recently ended its longtime production deal with Warner Bros. Sonar also recently signed George Clooney and Grant Heslov’s Smokehouse Pictures and StoryBy Entertainment to a first-look deal as well.

Hall can next be seen in the Warner Bros. film “Live By Night” opposite Ben Affleck and the Netflix feature “War Machine” opposite Brad Pitt and Tilda Swinton.

Hall is repped by manager Jonathan Brandstein and attorney Jeff Frankel. Robert Downey Jr. is repped by CAA and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush & Kaller, L.L.P.

The news was first reported by TheWrap.

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