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New Ocean’s 8 Trailer Gives Us More Met Gala and More Rihanna

And, more importantly, a glimpse at the dresses each character wears.

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By law, Ocean’s 8 was always going to be a good movie: There’s the A-list ensemble cast, the fact that it takes place at the Met Gala with its plethora of potential cameos, and a whole bunch of diamonds. Even if it ends up being a not-great movie, it’ll still be a good movie. You get it.

Today, however, we got even more hints about the heist that’s about to go down on the first Monday in May. The just-released trailer offers even more insight into the mechanics of the job — there are subtle handoffs, a game of pool, an interrogation led by James Corden(?), and a mysterious selfie stick. More importantly, it also offers a glimpse into the exact dresses our eight leading ladies wear to the Met Gala (Rihanna: silky, red, and off-the-shoulder; Mindy Kaling: a gold sequined capelet; Sarah Paulson: black and modest with power shoulders).

To recap, said cast includes Sandra Bullock as Debbie Ocean, the recently paroled convict who’s planning one last heist with a platinum-bobbed Cate Blanchett. They’re after the $150 million diamond necklace of starlet Daphne Kluger (Anne Hathaway, playing a delightfully more vapid version of herself), but they’ll need the help of a hacker (Rihanna as Nine Ball), a jewelry maker (Kaling), a pickpocket (Awkwafina), a stay-at-home mom (Paulson), and a fashion expert (Helena Bonham Carter).

Watch the new trailer below.

Ocean’s 8 premieres June 8, 2018.