However, the savvy con-woman has much more than that on her mind, and throughout the trailer is seen setting up a team of eight (hence, Ocean's 8) to carry out her illegal mission. " 'Cause it's what I'm good at", Debbie responds. The heist is to steal Anne Hathaway's necklace at the Met Gala, a necklace which is valued at $150 million. All due respect to the dynamic duo of George Clooney and Brad Pitt, but I could watch three more movies of her as Danny Ocean's counterpart and Cate Blanchett as Rusty Ryan's. Mindy Kaling's character is a jewelry forger. Her first stop is to assemble the flawless crew: Lou (Cate Blanchett); Nine Ball (Rihanna); Amita (Mindy Kaling); Constance (Awkwafina); Rose (Helena Bonham Carter); Daphne Kluger (Anne Hathaway); and Tammy (Sarah Paulson). "You'll find one who's a stay-at-home mom with two children who sells things on the QVC". Ocean is looking at a plague with Danny Ocean's name and death date on it. However, it is unknown if Damon's Linus Caldwell is going to help the women pull off this heist.
Like the all-female "Ghostbusters" reboot, "Ocean's 8" has already suffered some backlash.
The movie - directed by Gary Ross, written by Ross and Olivia Milch, and produced by Clooney and Steven Soderbergh - is both a sequel and spinoff of the Ocean's trilogy.