Sandra Bullock’s ‘Ocean’s 8’ starts shooting in New York City

"Ocean's 8" star Sandra Bullock is seen at the premiere of "Our Brand Is Crisis" in Los Angeles on October 26, 2015. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 4 (UPI) — Production has begun in and around New York on the female-powered heist movie “Ocean’s 8,” Warner Bros. confirmed.

The picture’s star-studded ensemble includes Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna and Helena Bonham Carter.

Gary Ross is directing the film from a screenplay he wrote with Olivia Milch. Steven Soderbergh and Jon Kilik are producing the project, which is set for release in summer 2018.

The movie comes after Soderbergh’s George ClooneyBrad PittMatt Damon trilogy, which consisted of 2001’s “Ocean’s 11,” 2004’s “Ocean’s 12” and 2007’s “Ocean’s 13.” The films were inspired by the 1960 Rat Pack caper “Ocean’s 11.”


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