The highly anticipated Ocean 8 film premiere was held on Friday, June 17 at Filmhouse Cinema Lekki. It was a night of glitz and glamour as socialites, influencers and actors walked the red carpet looking beautiful and glamorous.
It was a met gala themed premiere with the ladies dominating in their show of girl power.
According to the management of Film One and Film House cinemas, “Ocean 8” premiere was much more than just coming to see a movie; rather it was about celebrating achievement and seeing leading women in a different light.
The premiere was also an opportunity to bring women of distinct backgrounds and professions, which informed the organizers choice of guest, social influencers and partners.
Among artistes who turned up with a peculiar fashion statement were Kate Henshaw, Osas Ighodaro, Toke Makinwa, Omoni Oboli, Shaffy Bello, Inidima Okojie, Linda Osifo, Mimi Onalaja, Jemima Osunde, Waje, Simi Drey and hundreds more.
“Ocean 8” is a standalone movie which rides on earlier Ocean’s trilogy. With the key protagonist, Daniel Ocean dead, his sister comes out of prison with one mission; revenge for past hurt.
She recruits seven other women as they plot what would be one of the past biggest heists.
The movie features talented actresses like Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchette, Anne Hataway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihana and Helena Bonham Carter.
The premiere was sponsored by Diamond Bank, Zaron, Coca-Cola and others.