Matt Damon to Cameo in Ocean’s 8 Movie

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Matt Damon to Cameo in Ocean's 8 Movie

Matt Damon to Cameo in Ocean’s 8 Movie

Production continues on the upcoming Ocean’s 11 spin-off film Ocean’s 8, and Matt Damon has revealed in a new interview that he’ll be making a cameo in the film, presumably as Linus Caldwell, his character from the other three films.

“I’m doing a little bit in the movie,” Damon told ET. “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.”

Ocean’s 8 stars Oscar winner Sandra Bullock in the title role, alongside Oscar winners Cate Blanchett and Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, with Rihanna and Oscar nominee Helena Bonham Carter. Oscar-nominated filmmaker Gary Ross is directing.

Ross directs from a screenplay he wrote with Olivia Milch (upcoming Dude), with Steven Soderbergh and Jon Kilik producing, Michael Tadross, Susan Ekins, Sandra Bullock, Diana Alvarez and Bruce Berman executive producing, and Milch co-producing. Filming is taking place in and around New York City.

Collaborating with Ross behind the scenes are director of photography Eigil Bryld (In Bruges, Not Fade Away), production designer Alex DiGerlando (Beasts of the Southern Wild, HBO’s “True Detective”), editor Juliette Welfling (Free State of Jones, The Hunger Games), costume designer Sarah Edwards (Tower Heist, Showtime’s “Billions”), and composer Nicholas Britell (The Big Short, Free State of Jones).

The film is set for release in Summer 2018 and will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, and in select territories by Village Roadshow Pictures.

(Photo Credit: Valerie Brooks/WENN.com)