LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 05:  Damian Lewis arrive for the UK Gala of "Our Kind Of Traitor" at The Curzon Mayfair on May 5, 2016
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Ocean's 8 has nearly locked down its villain.

The Wrap cites an insider saying Damian Lewis is in final negotiations to play the antagonist in the much-anticipated Ocean's sequel. The Homeland star will play Sandra Bullock's ex-lover and will become target of a big heist. 

As previously reported, Bullock leads a pack of A-list stars to pull off the heist that includes Rihanna, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Anne Hathaway, Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson, Helena Bonham Carter and Awkwafina.

Ocean's 8 is set to hit theaters on June 8, 2018.