Richard Armitage: Deadline Hollywood Reveals RA in film 'Oceans Eight' (see below)
Excerpt from Deadline Hollywood article (see link below):with stars Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter and James Corden.
Gary Ross directs the spinoff for Warner Bros and Village Roadshow Pictures, and it’s produced by Ocean’s Eleven director Steven Soderbergh. Ross wrote the script with Olivia Milch. Susan Ekins is exec producer and Warner Bros production SVP Jesse Ehrman is overseeing the film with Warner Bros Pictures Group chief content officer Toby Emmerich. Village Roadshow Pictures is co-producing and co-financing the movie as they did with the previous three titles.
Armitage is currently the lead in Olen Steinhauer’s Berlin Station, Epix’s contemporary spy series from Paramount TV and Anonymous Content, which goes into its second season this year. He is also known for his portrayal of the heroic Thorin Oakenshield in Jackson’s Hobbit http://deadline.com/2017/01/richard-armitage-oceans-eight-warner-bros-village-roadshow-anne-hathaway-cate-blanchett-sandra-bullock-steven-soderberg-gary-ross-1201888082/ trilogy. Tracking Board.com article: bit.ly/2jwaDMj Excerpt: Armitage can currently be seen in the series Berlin Station. Best known for his supporting roles in series like Robin Hood, Spooks, and the last season of Hannibal, as well as his lead role in The Hobbit franchise, Armitage has recently wrapped production on two upcoming films: Brain on Fire, starring Chloe Grace Moretz, and the period drama Pilgrimage.