Warner Bros. has debuted the first official photo of “Ocean’s 8,” the female-led spinoff its hit comedy-heist “Ocean’s Trilogy.”
The image arrives with confirmation of the film’s eight leads: Sandra Bullock as Debbie Ocean, Cate Blanchett as Lou, Rihanna as Nine Ball, Mindy Kaling as Amita, Awkwafina as Constance, Helena-Bonham Carter as Rose, Anne Hathaway as Daphne Kluger and Sarah Paulson as Tammy.
Eagle-eyed observers will notice Bullock’s character shares the last name as George Clooney’s Danny Ocean from the “Ocean’s” franchise.
The plot revolves around the women’s attempt to pull off the heist of the century at the famed Met Gala. The film features cameos from designers Alexander Wang and Zac Posen and Vanity Fair’s Derek Blasberg.
The franchise debuted in 2001 with “Ocean’s Eleven,” a remake of the 1960 heist film of the same name. Starring an ensemble cast led by Clooney, Brad Pitt and Matt Damon, the three movies earned a combined $1.1 billion worldwide.
Arriving June 8, 2018, “Ocean’s 8” was conceived by “Ocean’s Trilogy” director Steve Soderbergh, Clooney and late producer Jerry Weintraub.
(via Entertainment Weekly)
UPDATED 1/30/17 3:50 PM PT: An earlier version of this article listed Damian Lewis as part of the “Ocean’s 8” cast, but CBR has been informed by Warner Bros. that he is not in the film, despite previous reports linking him to the project.
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