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Ocean’s Eleven Prequel in the Functions with Margot Robbie, Jay Roach to Direct

Bombshell director Jay Roach will reteam with Margot Robbie to establish an Ocean’s Eleven prequel movie.

An Ocean’s Eleven prequel is moving on. According to The Hollywood Press Reporter, Margot Robbie is on board to star in a brand-new Ocean’s movie that would likewise include the Barbie starlet in a lead function, probably as part of an ensemble cast with other big names. The movie is set to be directed by Jay Roach, who formerly helmed 2019’s Bombshell, a movie that made Robbie an Oscar election. The job is supposedly in active advancement at Warner Bros., and while it hasn’t been formally greenlit right now, the strategy is to begin shooting by spring 2023.

Information have actually not been exposed about the story, however it is stated to be a prequel that’s embeded in Europe throughout the 1960s, making it not likely any stars from the previous Ocean’s movies would be repeating their functions. Robbie is likewise producing in addition to starring in the movie, acting as a manufacturer together with LuckyChap partner Tom Ackerley. Roach will likewise produce together with Michelle Graham for Everyman Pictures. Gary Ross, Olivia Milch, and Josey McNamara are executive making. The movie script is composed by Carrie Solomon.


Robbie can be acknowledged for any variety of functions, though she made an especially big splash in popular culture with her function as Harley Quinn in the DCEU. In addition to Bombshell, she has actually likewise been choose for an Academy Award for her function in the Tonya Harding biopic I, Tonya, with other significant functions consisting of The Wolf of Wall Street, Mary Queen of Scots, and As Soon As Upon a Time in Hollywood. She will lead the cast of Greta Gerwig’s upcoming Barbie movie based upon the popular Mattel toy line, and there are prepare for her to star in a Pirates of the Caribbean reboot.

Aside from Bombshell, director Jay Roach is popular for helming the Austin Powers movie trilogy with Mike Myers. He likewise directed the Ben Stiller funny Fulfill the Moms And Dads together with its follow up, Fulfill the Fockers. His other movies consist of Supper for Schmucks, The Project, and Trumbo.

Ocean’s Eleven’s Initial Timeline Might Still Move On

The initial Ocean’s trilogy started in 2001 with Ocean’s Eleven, which informs the story of a sophisticated Las Vegas gambling establishment break-in. It was a smash success at package office, which produced the follow up Ocean’s Twelve in 2004 followed by Ocean’s Thirteen in 2007. Steven Soderbergh directed all 3 of the initial movies.

The franchise was restored in 2018 with the female-led spinoff, Ocean’s 8. Directed by Gary Ross, the movie thought of a brand-new break-in at the Met Gala brought about by a group of elite burglars with an ensemble cast consisting of Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna, and Helena Bonham Carter.

While Margot Robbie is taking the franchise’s high-stakes thievery to the past with a prequel, Soderbergh has actually been keeping the door open for Ocean’s Fourteen, so we might not have actually seen the last of the initial cast right now. In 2015, Don Cheadle declared that Soderbergh was preparing another follow up, though Bernie Mac’s terrible death had actually definitely impeded those strategies. Nevertheless, Cheadle teased that Soderbergh had actually another concept concerned him that would benefit the possible movie, though absolutely nothing was set in stone.

“We were talking about it, and then Bernie [Mac] passed, and very quickly we were like, ‘No, we don’t want to do it,'” Cheadle stated. “But I just did a movie with Steven and he said, ‘I think there may be a way to do it again. I’m thinking about it.’ And it didn’t go much further than that. But I don’t know; I don’t know who all would be in it. I imagine the main group of us would be in. It would be interesting to see.”

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