Homeland TV star Damian Lewis received an offer to play the role of the main antagonist in Ocean Eight, which will become the "female remake" of the popular crime comedy Ocean Eleven. This is reported by the Variety edition.
It is alleged that the actor got the role of the former lover of the main character, who becomes the target of a criminal conspiracy. Lewis was spotted on the set a few days ago, but only now his participation in the project has been confirmed. Recall that Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Sarah Paulson, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling and other actresses will play the key roles.
The exact plot of the movie was not known at the time of this writing. Bullock was supposed to be the part of Danny Ocean's sister from the original, with Blanchett to become the female version of Rusty Ryan. Gary Ross will be the director and co-writer of the script. The release of Ocean Eight is slated for June 2018.
As for Damian Lewis, in 2016 viewers could see him in the thriller "A Traitor Like Us". The actor also appeared on a television series called Billions.
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