The Danny Ocean-connected universe continues to develop.
The Ocean’s Eleven franchise is getting a prequel with Margot Robbie slated to star, according to an exclusive from The Hollywood Reporter. Not solely is Robbie solid within the lead, however she’s additionally producing the Warner Bros. movie alongside Tom Ackerley, her manufacturing accomplice at LuckyChap.
Particulars relating to the plot are below lock and key, but it surely’s stated to be an authentic addition to the sequence set in Nineteen Sixties Europe. The challenge is in energetic growth, in keeping with The Hollywood Reporter, however it’s not greenlit. The aim is to start manufacturing in spring 2023.
The 2001 Ocean’s Eleven is a remake of the unique film from the Nineteen Sixties. It featured a star-studded ensemble solid with George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, Andy García, Bernie Mac, and Julia Roberts. The movie was the fifth highest-grossing movie of the yr and garnered plenty of important success.
It might go on to have two extra ensemble entries in 2004 and 2007. In 2018, the sequence returned with a Sandra Bullock-led, all-female spinoff referred to as Ocean’s 8. The movie’s solid was extremely praised, so it’s no shock to see Robbie taking the lead within the prequel.
Robbie, who’s had her personal justifiable share of success recently, will share the helm with Jay Roach who directed her to a best-supporting actress Oscar nomination in 2019’s Bombshell. Robbie has additionally had numerous scene-stealing turns as Harley Quinn in three totally different Warner Bros movies. Final summer time, she announced she needed a break from playing the “exhausting” character.
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