Matt Damon has a cameo role in Oceans Eight. The 46-year-old actor played pickpocket Linus Caldwell in the 2001 movie Ocean’s Eleven, and then again in 2004’s Ocean’s Twelve and Ocean’s Thirteen in 2007 – and he has now revealed he will be given a small part in the all-female reboot of the popular movie franchise.
Ocean’s Eight will star Anne Hathaway, Sandra Bullock, Helena Bonham Carter, Cate Blanchett, Sarah Paulson, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling and rapper Awkwafina, who will take over the roles previously played by the likes of George Clooney and Brad Pitt.
Although the plot has been kept under wraps, it has been reported that the film will see the girl gang undergo a heist at the Met Gala.
While Matt couldn’t say much about the project, he told ‘Entertainment Tonight’: “I’m doing a little bit in the movie. I haven’t read it yet, but the cast is phenomenal and I’m excited to see what those women do with it. It’s going to be fun.”
Matt previously gave the upcoming movie high praise, claiming it was “going to be awesome”.
He said: “I think it’s going to be awesome. “They’re going to kick ass.”
And Ocean’s Eight director Gary Ross has promised the new motion picture will be an “extension and a continuation” of the previous movies.
He said: “You know, Steven Soderbergh (who directed the Clooney-trilogy) and I are incredibly close friends, and we would not have done this if we weren’t. I don’t think he would’ve wanted anyone to do it if we weren’t. This is very much an extension and a continuation. He’s a producer on the movie.”
Ocean’s Eight will be released on June 8, 2018.