Rihanna and Anne Hathaway in Talks to Star in ‘Ocean’s Eight’
Mashable reports Rihanna, Anne Hathaway, and Nora Lum (aka Awkwafina) are currently finalizing deals to star alongside Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett in Ocean’s Eight.
The film, which will be a female-led take on George Clooney’s Ocean’s Eleven, will have the cast attempting to pull off a heist at the New York Met Gala.
Hunger Games director Gary Ross, who wrote the script with Olivia Milch, has already signed on to direct the film, which will be produced by Ocean’s trilogy director Steven Soderbergh.
Once finalized, Ocean’s Eight will mark Rihanna’s third major motion picture, after starring in Battleship and voicing a character in Home.