‘Ocean’s 8’: First Look at Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett and Rest of the All-Female Cast

Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Rihanna, Anne
Courtesy of Barry Wetcher

Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures have released the first image from their movie “Ocean’s 8,” which will hit theaters across the U.S. on June 8, 2018.

“In summer 2018, the tide will turn as (left to right) Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock) attempts to pull off the heist of the century at New York City’s star-studded annual Met Gala,” a statement explains. “Her first stop is to assemble the perfect crew: Lou (Cate Blanchett); Nine Ball (Rihanna); Amita (Mindy Kaling); Constance (Awkwafina); Rose (Helena Bonham Carter); Daphne Kluger (Anne Hathaway); and Tammy (Sarah Paulson).”

Gary Ross, whose credits include “Seabiscuit,” “The Hunger Games” and “Free State of Jones,” is directing from a screenplay he wrote with Olivia Milch, with Steven Soderbergh and Jon Kilik producing, Michael Tadross, Susan Ekins, Bullock, Diana Alvarez and Bruce Berman executive producing, and Milch co-producing.

Behind-the-camera talent includes director of photography Eigil Bryld (“In Bruges,” “Not Fade Away”), production designer Alex DiGerlando (“Beasts of the Southern Wild,” HBO’s “True Detective”), editor Juliette Welfling (“Free State of Jones,” “The Hunger Games”), costume designer Sarah Edwards (“Tower Heist,” Showtime’s “Billions”), and composer Nicholas Britell (“The Big Short,” “Free State of Jones”).

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  1. Jon says:

    This should be good with very talented very beautiful actresses with great bodies like Sandra and especially Anne.

  2. jewells says:

    you lost me at rihanna

  3. David L says:

    I will watch it but it needs an Asian kickass like Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh, Maggie Cheung, or last choice Lucy Liu.

  4. Jack Haz says:

    I hope it goes as well as the Ghostbusters reboot.

  5. Save your money, this is just another liberal scam screw job movie.

  6. erin says:

    proving once again that Hollyweird has no original content and just regurgitates anything that made a buck before-the whole fashion premise is weak and they let the Kartrashians in

  7. Sue says:

    It takes a lot of chutzpah to triple down on this idea by making it a trilogy when their only precedent for an all-female reboot is the Ghostbusters flop! I will personally laugh when this one does too.

  8. John from Cincinnati says:

    Instead of a play off an already remade movie series, lets try something new please…

  9. Kamala b says:

    Instead of Rhianna, I would have loved to see Regina King.

  10. Just saw the latest Ghostbusters last night and it was horrible, Hollywood and their liberal ideals…

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  12. Vicky Bohrer says:

    Anything with Sandra Bullick,Ann Hathaway,and Helena Bonham Carter has got to be good. When you get 8 women together,something crazy is bound to happen,but women are smarter than men,Sothey will succeed where men will fail.

  13. DAVID GREINER says:

    How is she related to Danny Ocean?

  14. Wendy Persse says:

    this cast is so awesome it makes me giggle out loud!

  15. boobookitty says:

    why are the ethnics in the back of the bus?

    • Di Mondo says:

      That’s a joke, right? First of all, it’s a subway and second, they could be at the front of the train car and the “non-ethnics” are in the back. If you’re not joking, grow up. If you are joking, get better jokes.

  16. Nicole says:

    Why do 8 women (talking the fictitious characters, not actresses who are all awesome and talented in their own right) have to rob the met gala….yawn, so uninspired…as a woman, that’s not what I want to go see in the theaters.

    • SuperWittySmitty says:

      Do you really not understand what Wendy is saying? Why some members of the cast are in the foreground of the photo and others are in the background. Are you really so obtuse?

  17. BRAIN STEW says:

    who ya gonna call??? H’wood NEVER learns.

  18. Ashli says:

    All of these men hating on the movie… seriously? It is not a remake but a spin off. It has all females.. who gives a crap? SO many movies feature only male leads (with female love interests). God freaking forbid the reverse in a movie happens. I guess we females should know better. We should only be in rom-coms or be the only female in a male dominated action movie (who is usually half naked and everyone wants to bone her). I guess I need to take my shoes off and get back in the kitchen. Why should we be held back because we have a vagina? I know plenty of men who aren’t upset about these kinds of things – real men.

    • Ambriel says:

      For most of the people commenting it has nothing to do with the fact that its staring an all female cast, its the fact that Hollywood has no new ideas and is simply regurgitating past successes. the previous Oceans movies were big hits, so now they are simply trying to cash in on that with the premise of it being different just because the cast is all female. I would much rather see this list of actresses(except Rhianna cause i dont qualify her as an actress) starring in a brand new movie rather than just a rehash of another movie.

    • Sev7en says:

      It’s great that your able to comment on this between making dinner and doing laundry…..

  19. Rpbert B. says:

    It’s like the making of a great synergistic recipe. The wide range, experience and skill-sets of this cast reminds me of all the different elements of the best dishes from Thailand that when combined create an experience that is much more than the sum of its parts. Besides that, if you think that this Gary Ross directing and Steven Soderbergh writing are going to deliver something that’s less than stellar, think again. I look forward to see these talented ladies in their unique rendition of the classic caper film.

  20. Wesley says:

    Do women not deserve their own original movies or are we just going them the leftovers and act like we think they are equal?

  21. Um yeah, id rather see a Gumby movie made then see this come out. Be so much better. way so much better. Gumby

  22. T Marchegiano says:

    This is a remake of How to Beat the High Cost of Living (J. Lange, J. Curtain, S. St.James). It will bomb.

  23. Papa says:

    Ocean’s 11.. $184m
    Ocean’s 12… $125m
    Ocean’s 13.. $113m

    Relaunching the franchise with some aging Hollywood hags to the cast isn’t going to help. It’s painfully obvious that they cast Mindy Kaling, Rihanna and Awkwafina to fill in the necessary diversity check marks. I hope it bombs.

  24. bobbi wagersmith says:

    George Clooney did Frank Sinatra proud.

    There is no way this movie can do justice to EITHER of them.

    Epic failure.

  25. chris raymer says:

    That chick’s name is actually Awkwafina? LOL!!!!!

  26. Lester says:

    I didn’t like what they did to “Ghostbusters”…it made feminism look bad IMO. At least they should have chosen a different title. You can’t take it away, re-brand it and seriously expect that the old fans are O.K. with that.

    All-female movies can work if they are done with taste and intelligence, but they shouldn’t exclude all males just to make a pseudo feminist ‘point’. And females shouldn’t start to behave like males. It just looks stupid.

    And next time, please, bring on “Jane Bourne”. The world is waiting for it ;-)

    • Sandy says:

      a male talking about how females should behave… classy.

      • Kyleee says:

        Wow Sandy did you just assume his gender quite transphobic of you.

      • Alan says:

        Well females ALWAYS about how males should behave. The hypocrisy is astonishing.

      • Katie says:

        If women can comment on how males behave, why can’t it go the other way? It is unreasonable to want equality then create a double standard of behavior.

        It also doesn’t make sense that women behave vulgarly and then complain because it is unappealing to some men (with good reason), then when some men speak out about how they don’t like the behavior or product of this behavior, they are called sexist. Just because someone holds a contrary opinion, or even one at all, doesn’t mean they are sexist or racist, they just have a different opinion! Sexism and racism are consistent patterns of behavior, meaning repetitive behavior, not just one instance, so it is ridiculous to come to this conclusion after one instance where the opinion is contrary to yours.

  27. BBGun72 says:

    Excited to see this, even though I admittedly was hating on the Ghostbusters remake. Wondering why we have to wait a year when they wrapped production earlier this month.

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