nicholas-britellWarner Bros. Pictures announced today that Nicholas Britell is set to compose the music for the upcoming heist comedy drama Ocean’s 8. The film is directed by Gary Ross (PleasantvilleThe Hunger GamesSeabiscuit) and stars Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna and Helena Bonham Carter. The movie is a spin-off of Steven Soderbergh’s Oceans trilogy, which was scored by David Holmes, and follows eight women who plan and execute a heist in New York. Ross also co-wrote the screenplay with Olivia Milch (Dude). Soderbergh (TrafficSex, Lies and VideotapesErin Brockovich) is producing the project with Jon Kilik (Foxcatcher25th HourBabel). Britell has previously collaborated with Ross on this year’s historical drama Free State of JonesOcean’s 8 is set to be released on June 6, 2018.

Britell’s latest project, Moonlight, is currently playing in theaters nationwide. The composer’s other previous credits include Adam McKay’s The Big Short and Natalie Portman’s A Tale of Love and Darkness.