Warner Bros. has revealed October as the start date for director Gary Ross's "Ocean's Eleven" female spinoff, and confirmed further details on its principal cast.
The studio has reportedly closed deals with Anne Hathaway, singer Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter, Mindy Kaling and Nora Lum (aka Asian-American rapper Awkwafina), in addition to already-confirmed actresses Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett for the film — titled "Ocean's Eight" — which follows on from the original "Ocean's Eleven" trilogy (via Deadline).
"Ocean's Eleven" director Steven Soderbergh is also attached to produce, with the script penned by Ross and Olivia Milch, however, it seems the picture is still casting for the eighth member of its star line-up (given the title).
Anne Hathaway will be joining the cast of "Ocean's Eight."
Susan Ekins is the executive producer and production senior veep Jesse Ehrman is overseeing the film with Silverman for Warner Bros.