Oceans eight is an all female cast spin off the Oceans 11 franchise which will be directed by Gary Ross and Steven Soderbergh. It appears that Rihanna is set to be apart of the cast as well. Warner Bros. is close to confirming a deal with the Bajan singer.. I mean she’ll also be starring in the A&E Series Bates Motel where she’ll be playing Marion Crane, which was made famous by Janet Leigh.
According to Deadline.com
Aside from the previously identified Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett, deals are close with Anne Hathaway, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter, Mindy Kaling and Awkwafina. For Rihanna, this becomes another high profile entry into movies for the singing star who most recently shot the summer 2017 Luc Besson-directed Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Silverman has been trying to find a vehicle for her since seeing Rihanna at a House of Blues appearance early in her career.