Damian Lewis (“Homeland”) has scored the role of the villain in the currently in production “Ocean’s Eight,” the all-female “Ocean’s Eleven” spinoff starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett and Anne Hathaway.
Bullock’s character plays the leader of a group of cons who try to pull off a major heist during the Met Gala. Lewis will play Bullock’s ex-lover and the target of the robbery.
Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter, Mindy Kaling, Awkwafina, and Sarah Paulson co-star in the Gary Ross-directed film which is set to premiere on June 8th 2018. Ross and Olivia Milch penned the script while Steven Soderbergh will produce.