Ocean's Thirteen, the Interview

Matt Damon, George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Ellen Barkin discuss how to make a movie without really trying

Greg Williams for TIME

The cast from the film OCEANS 13, with (left to right) George Clooney, Ellen Barkin, Matt Damon, and Brad Pitt, photographed on the terrace at the Hotel du Cap in Cannes, France.

Ocean's Thirteen is the second sequel of a remake of a heist movie that was considered lightweight even by the standards of a lightweight era. But if you think the heft of the material had any effect on the seriousness with which the all-star ensemble cast prepared for their roles—well, you'd be right. TIME's Josh Tyrangiel sat down in Cannes with a very loose George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and series newcomer Ellen Barkin—in her first film role in quite some time and, in case you forgot, kind of a live wire—to discuss politics, Al Pacino, the Pitt-Jolie...

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