Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures female driven Oceans Eleven spinoff, Ocean’s 8,  has received it’s official release date of of June 8, 2018.

The Ocean’s Eleven spinoff stars Rihanna, Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Sarah Paulson, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Mindy Kaling and Awkwafina.

This film will be a female driven reboot of Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s 11 trilogy, and Gary Ross (Hunger Games) is set to direct this fall.  Many of the details pertaining to this project are still under wraps; however, Ross plans on maintaining the same tone as Soderbergh’s original trilogy.

The Gary Ross-helmed film is scheduled to begin production this month in New York.

The script was penned by Ross and Olivia Milch.  Susan Ekins will serve as xecutive producer and SVP of production, Jesse Ehrman, will oversee the film with Greg Silverman for Warner Bros.

Rihanna recently wrapped production on the Luc Besson directed Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, and she starred in Peter Berg’s Battleship in 2012.

 

 

 

 

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