Los Angeles, Hollywood star Margot Robbie has been tapped to play the lead job in the “Ocean’s Eleven” prequel movie set at Warner Bros. As indicated by Variety, the film is billed as a heist comedy and con artists who rob hundreds of millions from a Las Vegas casino.
Robbie’s “Bombshell” director Jay Roach is attached to direct the movie from a screenplay written by Carrie Solomon.
Robbie and Tom Ackerly will produce for LuckyChap alongside Roach and Michelle Graham for Everyman Pictures.
Gary Ross, Olivia Milch and LuckyChap’s Josey McNamara will executive produce along with Village Roadshow.
The “Ocean’s” heist franchise, based on the 1960 Rat Pack movie, was launched by director Steven Soderbergh back in 2001 with “Ocean’s Eleven”.
The movie featuring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Julia Roberts minted over $450M worldwide, and was followed by “Ocean’s Twelve” (2004), “Ocean’s Thirteen” (2007) and 2018’s female-centric “Ocean’s 8”.