Why Mindy Kaling is 'scared' to be in 'Ocean's 8'

When you're co-starring in a movie with Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter, Rihanna, Anne Hathaway, and Awkwafina, there's a small chance you might be overshadowed. Even if you're Mindy Kaling.

The actress stopped by Late Night with Stephen Colbert, and in between mop-shopping and showing off the paperback of her latest book, the pair discussed the upcoming all-female reboot of Ocean's 11, Ocean's 8. And Kaling, though she's excited to start shooting in two weeks, had one hesitation.

“Look, I’m real scared, man, because when I look at that list of people, I know that my skill is going to be: I get attacked by the guard dog so they can break into the casino,” Kaling said.

She also clued us in that the film would take place in New York and there would be a fashion element. Was Mindy Lahiri (her Mindy Project alter-ego) actually the one who scripted the film?


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