Rihanna Joins Cast Of All-Female Ocean's 8
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 10:28:02
Rihanna has joined the cast of Ocean's 8. The Ocean's Eleven spin off already features some pretty impress names, including Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Mindy Kaling, Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, and Awkwafina. According to Deadline, "Warner Bros has confirmed an October start date in New York for Ocean's Eight, the female-driven caper spinoff directed by Gary Ross, and the studio is closing with its principal cast."
"The film will be produced by Ocean's Eleven director Steven Soderbergh, and Ross wrote the script with Olivia Milch. Ross and Soderbergh are longtime informal collaborators, serving as second unit director on each other's films and as sounding board on scripts and projects," adds the outlet.
Rihanna is also set to star in an upcoming Peter Berg Documentary. The man behind Lone Survivor, Hancock, and Friday Night Lights will direct a new documentary about Rihanna styled after D.A. Pennebaker's 1967 Bob Dylan film, Don't Look Back.
Rihanna is currently in Europe on her Anti World Tour. Today she will be playing in Budapest, Hungary. There are only six more European shows after that, including concerts in Romania, Switzerland, and Germany. She will play her final European show on August 21st in Chelmsford, England. After that, RiRi will head back to the United States for two shows, one in Philadelphia and one in New York City. On November 27th, she has a final gig in Abu Dhabi.
—The ARTISTdirect Staff