Oceans 8

Oceans 8: South African release date, cast, plot and latest trailer

Oceans 8 is set to clean up at the South African box office once it arrives. We’ve got all the details for local moviegoers.

Oceans 8

The all-female cast spinoff to the Oceans 11 movie series is gaining lots of hype. With a truly all-star cast, fans of the series and general moviegoers both look set to flock to see this film. With Riri in the cast too, expect South Africans to turn out in their numbers.

Oceans 8: What’s happening with the plot this time around?

Criminal mastermind Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock) and seven other female thieves try to pull off the heist of the century at New York’s annual Met Gala. Their target — a necklace that’s worth more than $150 million.

Oceans 8: When does the film release in South Africa?

The film is set to release globally on Friday 8 June. No 3D nonsense or IMAX recommendations. This movie is perfect for your standard local cinema. Oceans 8 will show at almost all Ster-Kinekor and Nu-Metro cinemas.

Who is in this incredible cast?

The list is long here but it really is oh so good! While Danny Ocean is not the star this time around, his sister Debbie (Sandra Bullock) is here to find her crew. Fresh out of jail, she says she needs seven people to carry out the heist of all heists.

Cate Blanchett plays Lou, Debbie’s close friend and real partner-in-crime. Anne Hathaway is also here as the celebrity victim to the groups’ heist. Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson (from American Horror Story fame) and Helena Bonham Carter are all part of the seven-woman crew.

Musical sensation Rihanna plays “Eight Ball”, the group’s all-purpose tech and hacking expert. British star James Corden also has a role in the film, he plays Debbie’s confidant, an insurance brokers who grows suspicious of the group.

If the actual cast wasn’t enough, the list of celebrity cameos is even more insane. Anna Wintour, Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, Katie Holmes, Hailey Baldwin, Kyle Jenner and even Zayn Malik will all be featured.

Latest trailer

If the information in this article didn’t convince you to see this movie, seeing these incredible women in action will be the deciding factor. Check it all out below.