Tennis players Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams will perform in episodic roles in the sequel to "Ocean's Friends" , but already in the female version.
The film "Ocean's 8" directed by Gary Ross is a female version of the trilogy, in which Sandra Bullock, Keith Blanchett and Anne Hathaway will also appear.
As for the legendary sportswomen, they will have to play themselves as famous celebrities. Informal sources called the summer of next year as the date of the release of the film.
Earlier, "Pravda.Ru" reported that in mid-October in the final of the tournament of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA), which ended in Chinese Tianjin, Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova beat her rival from Belarus Arina Sobolenko.
Sharapova won with the score 7: 5, 7: 6 (10: 8). In the course of the first set, the Russian woman conceded 1: 4, but from the next seven games she lost only one opponent to the opponent. In the course of the second set, the Russian woman was inferior to the opponent 1: 5. During the tournament, Sharapova did not lose a single set.
The athlete will appear as a cameo, that is, she will play herself. - In addition to Sharapova in the film will be another star of world tennis - Serena Williams. She will also play herself, - adds the agency.
Let's note, the film "Ocean's 8" will be the female spin-off of the "Ocean's trilogy ".
It is known that the movie will receive the name "Ocean's Eight Girlfriends" (Ocean's Eight). The film's premiere is scheduled for June 2018. The title roles will be performed by Sandra Bullock, Keith Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Rihanna and other celebrities. In the female spin-off of the popular trilogy about a professional robber and his friends Maria Sharapova will play herself.
Recall, the film "Eight Ocean Girlfriends" tells the story of Danny Ocean's sister, Sandra Bullock and her adventurous friends, whose images on the screen will be embodied by famous actresses Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Sarah Paulson, Dakota Fanning, Mindy Keiling and singer Rihanna.
The film was directed by Gary Ross, the producers were George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh. A small role in the film will get the star of the original trilogy Matt Damon, as previously reported by the magazine "Afisha".