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James Corden to star alongside Sandra Bullock in Ocean's Eight

James Corden in One Man, Two Guvnors

Story by Jack Foley

JAMES Corden is to star alongside Sandra Bullock in the crime-caper spin-off Ocean’s Eight.

The British comedian turned American chat show darling will play an insurance investigator, according to Variety.

Gary Ross is directing the all-female Ocean‘s spin-off, which also stars Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna and Helena Bonham Carter.

Bullock’s character is the leader of a group of thieves and cons who try to pull off a major heist.

Damian Lewis, currently riding high in the US off the success of new show Billions, will play Bullock’s ex-lover and the target of the gang’s robbery.

Ross is directing from a script that he co-wrote with Olivia Milch, while Ocean’s Eleven director Steven Soderbergh and Ross will produce with executive producer Susan Ekins.

A release date of June 8, 2018, has been set by Warner Bros for Ocean’s Eight.

Corden currently hosts The Late Late Show With James Corden (now world-famous for its carpool karaoke) and is set to host the Grammy Awards in February.

His film credits include The Lady In The Van, Into The Woods and Begin Again, and he has also leant his voice to the animated movies Trolls, the upcoming The Emoji Movie and Peter Rabbit.

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