Rihanna Joined By Cate Blanchett on the Set of ‘Oceans 8’ in NYC
I’m sure all you hardcore RiRi fans are jumping up for joy knowing that the 28-year-old singer appears to be a fairly substantial role in the upcoming ‘Oceans 8’ film, which isn’t scheduled to hit theaters until summer, 2018! These latest photso were snapped yesterday as Rihanna was seen sitting on a park bench alongside Cate Blanchett in Central Park.
Here’s more about the upcoming film:
However, a new Ocean’s Eleven spin-off with an all-female cast led by Sandra Bullock as the sister of George Clooney’s Danny Ocean character was in development as of October 2015. It was conceived by producer Jerry Weintraub, Soderbergh and Clooney. Olivia Milch is to write the screenplay, and Gary Ross is to direct. Helena Bonham Carter, Cate Blanchett, Mindy Kaling and Elizabeth Banks were later announced to star in the film.
During pre-production, the film’s working title was Ocean’s Ocho. In August 2016, Bullock, Blanchett, Bonham Carter and Kaling were confirmed to star, with Anne Hathaway, Rihanna, Awkwafina and Sarah Paulson closing deals to fill the cast. (Source)
Here’s some pap footage of RiRi reacting to a photog’s comment about her new role: