Ocean’s 8 Is Coming, FINALLY – We Got Star Awkwafina To Answer 18 Quickfire Questions

The film is out on June 18. Woo!

We don’t know about you, but we’ve been excited about Ocean’s 8 since it was first announced back in 2016.

A spinoff of the extremely enjoyable Ocean’s 11 series, the film stars Sandra Bullock as Debbie Ocean, a con woman who rounds up a merry band of thieves (played by Anne Hathaway, Cate Blanchett, Mindy Kaling, Rihanna, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, and Helena Bonham Carter) to pull off a heist at the Met Gala.

The trailer is full of fabulous coats and badass ladies:

After what felt like an age, the film is finally coming to Irish cinemas on June 18 (this is your two week warning to get the gals together for it).

We got the chance to have a quick chat with one of the breakout stars of the film, Awkwafina, the rapper and actress who plays Constance, one of the thieving 8. Here’s how she answered our 18 quickfire questions…

What’s the last book you read that made an impression on you?

Under the Banner of Heaven. 

And what’s the one you could read over and over again?

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle. 

Best gig you’ve ever attended?

Good Charlotte, when I was 13 years old. 

First gig you ever attended?

The Big Apple Circus. 

What’s your all time favourite film?

My Cousin Vinny. 

What was the first tape or CD you ever bought?

My dad bought me TLC’s Crazy Sexy Cool. 

What’s your favourite type of food?

Korean BBQ.

…and your death row meal?

Chicken over rice with hot sauce and white sauce. 

What’s your most treasured possession?

My first trumpet. 

Last series you binge watched?


What show could you watch repeatedly?

Forensic Files.

Is there a movie you know off by heart?

Moulin Rouge.

What is your karaoke song?

Hey Ma by Cam’ron or Dreams by Fleetwood Mac.

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Do you have a favourite musical?

Thoroughly Modern Millie. 

What’s your most used app?

Grub Hub.

…and most visited website?

That is not an appropriate question!

What piece of technology would you be lost without?


When it comes to your work, what are you most proud of?

Not having to live at my parents’ house. 


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