Mindy Kaling Had to Pick Up a Pretty Difficult Skill to Play Her Character in Ocean's 8

POPSUGAR Entertainment | 5/25/2018 | Quinn Keaney
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If you couldn't tell from the slick, stylish trailer, Ocean's 8 is shaping up to be one of Summer 2018's most-anticipated movies. The heist film features a ridiculously talented ensemble cast made up of Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Mindy Kaling, Rihanna, Sarah Paulson, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, and Awkwafina, most of whom sat down for a press conference at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Tuesday. While there, Kaling revealed something unexpected (but pretty freakin' cool) about playing her character, Amita.

"This was actually one of my more challenging roles, which I didn't anticipate," she explained. "I anticipated being in an Ocean's movie to be just a breezy hangout where George Clooney plays pranks on everyone. This was very challenging for me because I had to learn Hindi for a scene I had . . . I get in a fight with my mother in Hindi."


Kaling's character is a single, Indian-American jeweler who Bullock's Debbie Ocean recruits to be a part of her...
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