This is not a reboot. I repeat, this is not a reboot! Boasting a star-studded, all-female ensemble, Ocean’s 8 is a spin-off from the Ocean’s 11 trilogy – a new franchise that revolves around Debbie Ocean (portrayed by the award-winning actress, Sandra Bullock).
Debbie, the lesser-known sister of the eponymous Danny Ocean, has been planning a massive heist for the past 5 years (5 years, 8 months, 12 days and counting to be exact) and has gathered a highly skilled team of professionals to help her with the plan – stealing a 150 million dollar diamond necklace in plain sight and getting away with it.
So who’s who in this band of sisters? That’s what we’re here to find out!
?1⃣ Sandra Bullock as Debbie Ocean
Of course, we had to start this list with the former Miss Congeniality. Over the years, Bullock has proven that she is a versatile actress, starring in comedy films, thrillers and even handling an entire film (almost) solo in Gravity.
I’m definitely excited for this movie (arrives in cinemas on 8 June in the United States). Sandra Bullock has always been one of my favorite comedy actresses and this will just be another chance for her to show the world how its done!
Bullock doesn’t own an Instagram account, but her fans have clearly done a wonderful job in curating some of the most stunning pictures, just like this one!
Check out her biggest fan page here!
?2⃣ Cate Blanchett as Lou
This award winning actress takes on the role of Debbie Ocean’s partner in crime and the first person Debbie turns to when she gets out of jail.
Last seen on a killing spree as the Goddess of Death in Thor: Ragnarok, Blanchett takes up the mantle of second-in-command in this heist comedy.
Like Bullock, Blanchett doesn’t have her own Instagram account but her fan page does her justice with a feed of eye catching photographs!
You can view her Instagram fan page here!
?3️⃣ Anne Hathaway as Daphne Kluger
Anne Hathaway plays Daphne Kluger the celebrity that attends the Met Gala. She’s the one wearing the 150 million dollar diamond necklace. She’s also in on the plan.
Yes, the celebrity that the gang is targeting is in on the plan. In 2017, people counted 7 people who were at the briefing conducted by Debbie Ocean and were speculating if Anne Hathaway would be part of the team.
Turns out, apart from being the target, she is involved in the plan. Guess we’ll have to watch the show to find out how it actually pans out!
?4⃣ Rihanna as Nine Ball
Rihanna needs no introduction. The creator of Fenty Beauty plays Nine Ball, the technical genius who serves as a hacker for the group.
The Barbadian superstar has been adding to her long list of accomplishments with her acting career, singing career and even her make-up line. Adding Rihanna to this film heightens the already overflowing girl power exuding from the line-up and we needless to say, we can’t contain our excitement.
?5⃣ Helena Bonham Carter as Rose Weil
One of the biggest names in film history, Helena Bonham Carter plays Rose Weil, the fashion designer of the group.
The goddess of the film industry has done countless films and is best known for her role as Bellatrix Lestrange in the Harry Potter film series. In this film, she seems to play a role similar to that of an advisor (i.e she’s the wise one in this film), which is hardly any surprise – Bonham Carter could give me advice on math problem sums and I’d still take it all in.
Bonham Carter can be seen taking a whole lot of selfies, but unfortunately doesn’t have her own Instagram account.
To see more of what she’s up to, you can always take a look at what her fans have done with the fan page here!
?6⃣ Mindy Kaling as Amita
Mindy Kaling plays the jewelry maker in the team. I mean, if they want to do get away with robbery, they’d have to replace the real with a replica that matches the original right?
Other than making fake jewels as a master craftsman, she’s better known for her role in her hit show The Mindy Project which lasted from 2012 to 2017.
?7⃣ Sarah Paulson as Tammy
The amazing Sarah Paulson portrays Tammy, also the “fence” of the group. A “fence” is a term used to describe the middleman of criminal activities between thieves and the eventual buyers of the stolen good.
Sarah Paulson is well known for her work in the American Horror Story series (which has recently been renewed for its 8th season!). Her acting chops will definitely be put on display as her character attempts to balance her life as a suburban mom and a criminal.
?8⃣ Awkwafina as Constance
ITS BEEN A MINUTE. But extremely excited to announce my next EP, In Fina We Trust which will be dropping June 8th. So many amazing people have helped collaborate on this album and I am just so grateful that I didn’t have to produce, record, mix and master fully naked in my kitchen. Hold tight. It’ll be here soon. ALBUM ART: @casi.moss
The lovely Awkwafina (Nora Lum) plays Constance, a street con-artist who excels at sleight of hand tricks. As some quoted, this is the “Year of Awkwafina”. Other than being in the main cast for this movie, she also has a gig in Crazy Rich Asians (which comes out later this year as well).
We can hardly wait for the movie and for her role as Constance!
Guess the only thing now we have to do is wait for these ladies to appear on the screen this June 8! Oh wait, that’s tomorrow!