Cate Blanchett (The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button) added her Oscar pedigree to Sandra Bullock's (Gravity) this week when she officially committed to the Steven Soderbergh (Ocean's Eleven) produced reboot. Helena Bonham Carter (Great Expectations) is also officially practising her sleight of hand in advance of the movie's criminal high jinx.
Ross is rumoured to have passed the script by Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games) as a possible addition, although it is looking like the schedule – with the film aiming to shoot later this year – won't work for her even if she were interested.
While this one won't be a direct facsimile of the Soderbergh directed Ocean's films, Olivia Milch's script does apparently have Bullock and Blanchett reprising the Brad Pitt and George Clooney buddy dynamic.
It is certainly intriguing stuff. The shoot kicks off in New York in early 2017.