The deal was announced at the Toronto Film Festival. CAA is packaging and representing U.S. rights, while IM Global is handling international rights. “Sleeping” represents a re-teaming for Dunst with director- writer Leslye Headland and the Sanchez shingle following “Bachelorette.”
Sudeikis portrays a good-natured womanizer who befriends a remorseful serial cheater, played by Dunst.
Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Jessica Elbaum are producing.
Sudeikis is currently seen in New Line’s “We’re the Millers,” a surprise hit with $123 million in domestic grosses.
Dunst is repped by UTA and M360. Sudeikis is repped by CAA and Brillstein and Headland is repped by CAA and Caliber Media.