Warner Bros Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures will open Ocean’s 8 — their female-driven caper spinoff of Ocean’s Eleven — on June 8, 2018. The pic will be directed by Gary Ross. Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling, Awkwafina, Sarah Paulson lead the cast. Warner Bros already had the date staked out on the release schedule as an untitled event film. The only other title Ocean’s 8 is battling against during that weekend is Paramount’s Transformers 6.
The film will be produced by Ocean’s Eleven director Steven Soderbergh, and Ross wrote the script with Olivia Milch. Ross and Soderbergh are longtime informal collaborators, serving as second-unit director on each other’s films and as sounding board on scripts and projects. Susan Ekins is executive producer and production senior veep Jesse Ehrman is overseeing the film with Silverman for Warner Bros. The millennial reboot of the Ocean‘s series has grossed $1.12B worldwide.
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