Olivia Munn won a role in the all-female Ocean's Eight remake. But she needed to pay for it.

It’s one of the most highly anticipated films of 2018 and will see female forces like Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Rihanna and Sarah Paulson all unite on the same screen.

Yes, we’re talking about Ocean’s Eight, an all-female remake (Or is it a sequel? Or a spin-off?) to the the successful Ocean’s franchise trilogy from the noughties, which starred George Clooney, Matt Damon and Brad Pitt.

And while we’re glad to see more all-female ensemble movies hit the screen, one of Eight‘s stars has revealed she had to pay her own way into the film.

Olivia Munn – known for her roles in The Newsroom and X-Mentold Entertainment Weekly Radio that she had to foot the bill to appear in the movie.

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Munn appears briefly in a scene at the Met Gala, where the movie's action takes place.

"They're like, 'Do your own glam' and I got the dress and all that and then you submit the bills for it because I'm part of your movie," she said.

"And then they're [the producers'] like, 'Oh no, the bills come right back to you'."

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Despite having to "pay her way in" to the film, the 37-year-old actress insists she has no hard feelings and was just happy to be asked to be in it.

"I'm just as excited about it as everybody else," she said of the highly-anticipated film.

Plus, she said, she still gets to be part of the film's press circuit when it's released next year.

"As long as I can be hanging out with... well, that cast... I'm excited."

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