Look who’s joining Sandra Bullock for all-female Ocean’s Eight


The all-female reboot of Ocean’s Eleven is quickly becoming a sea of A-list talent.

The film, which is titled Ocean’s Eight and had already confirmed Sandra Bullock to its ranks, just named six more stars to its cast.

According to reports, Warner Bros. has secured Rihanna, Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling and Awkwafina to the project. Awkwafina, for those who don’t know, is the stage name of rapper-comedian Nora Lum, who recently appeared on screen in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising.

Earlier this summer, Helena told Entertainment Weekly that although she wasn’t officially signed to the film, she had read Olivia Milch’s screenplay and was a fan. She said, “It’s a really good script… It’s great for women. Just hilarious.”

The Hunger GamesGary Ross is set to direct the movie, with production slated to begin in October.

Steven Soderbergh, who helmed the George Clooney Ocean’s Eleven trilogy, is a longtime friend of Garry’s and will serve as a producer for Ocean’s Eight.

With seven ladies now named to the film, who would you like to see fill the coveted eighth spot? Share your thoughts with us!


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  1. Mindy • August 11, 2016 @ 7:09 AM

    I’ll watch anything Sandra Bullock’s in. Anne Hathaway is a good addition too. The others? Meh.

  2. Georgia17 • August 11, 2016 @ 9:17 AM

    Emma Thompson!

  3. Erin • August 11, 2016 @ 12:39 PM

    Anna Kendrick

  4. Jamie • August 11, 2016 @ 1:46 PM

    Milla Jovovich. Need someone with real action experience and sex appeal.

  5. CDubya • August 11, 2016 @ 2:00 PM

    ..of course they will remake this and just change genders.It’s the ‘in’ thing to do in Hollywood right now. I’d like to give my comment about another addition to the roles, but I have nobody in mind. Emma Thompson was a nice idea.

  6. Maureen • August 11, 2016 @ 2:19 PM

    Taraji P. Henson

  7. Pietro Antoni • August 11, 2016 @ 2:40 PM

    I think an older woman……… that is older than Kate at 46 or Helena around the same age. Sandra is way up there too! How about older in the sense of Dame Helen Mirren and possibly even going with a big winner like Meryl Streep. Depends on the script requirements………. or the script could be altered.

  8. Mark • August 11, 2016 @ 3:52 PM

    NO, please , the cast sounds ok, but do not add Meryl Streep. Isn’t everyone else Streep’d out?

  9. Kathryn Mattatall • August 11, 2016 @ 4:50 PM

    Kate Hudson!!

  10. Janice B • August 11, 2016 @ 7:14 PM

    Lucy Lawless

  11. mike • August 11, 2016 @ 11:18 PM

    I watch if they cast Charlyne Yi, but they probably won’t.

  12. MAK • August 12, 2016 @ 1:12 PM

    Bette Midler
    Jane Fonda
    Diane Ke

  13. MAK • August 12, 2016 @ 1:14 PM

    Bette Midler
    Jane Fonda
    Diane Keaton

  14. kate boldon • August 12, 2016 @ 4:23 PM

    Emma Thompson is a good choice.

  15. Catherine • August 13, 2016 @ 10:56 AM

    Natalie Portman, Kate Winslet or Rachel McAdams

  16. Beverley • November 12, 2016 @ 12:43 PM

    Are things that bad for actresses in Hollywood that they have to fix what isn’t broke?

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