Ryan Gosling is in talks to star alongside Margot Robbie in the new Ocean’s Eleven film, four-time Emmy Award winner Jay Roach (Shell) will direct for Warner Bros., Deadline can confirm. The project follows Gosling and Robbie’s recent collaboration on the Greta Gerwig project Barbie movie for the studio, in which the former plays Ken.
While we hear that the of the ocean The Carrie Solomon-penned reboot will take place in Europe in the 1960s, while further plot details have not been revealed. The project has yet to be greenlit — remaining in “active development,” as first reported in May — though we hear Warner Bros. is looking at starting production next spring.
Robbie and Tom Ackerly will produce for LuckyChap, along with Roach and Michelle Graham for Everyman Pictures. LuckyChap’s Gary Ross, Olivia Milch and Josey McNamara will produce along with Village Roadshow, which may also co-finance the pic.
Filmmaker Steven Soderbergh introduced the of the ocean heist franchise—based on the 1960 Rat Pack icon—with Ocean’s Eleven back in 2001. The film starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Julia Roberts grossed $450 million worldwide, with its success spurring additional titles such as Ocean’s Twelve (2004), Ocean’s Thirteen (2007) and 2018’s female-centric Ocean’s 8.
Gosling is a two-time Oscar nominee who was recently recognized by the Academy for his work on Damien Chazelle’s La La Landwho can currently be seen starring alongside Chris Evans and Ana de Armas in Joe and Anthony Russo’s Netflix tentpole, The Gray Man, which quickly climbed the ladder to establish itself as one of the streamer’s most-watched movies in the service’s first 28 days. in addition to Barbiehe will next be seen starring in David Leitch’s Universal actor, The type of autumnwith Emily Blunt.
Gosling news Ocean’s Eleven The talks were first reported by Puck. Gosling is repped by CAA and Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern.
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