Twilight's Kristen Stewart is currently in talks for a role in Focus, reveals Variety. Ben Affleck will portray the main character of the thriller, which was originally supposed to pit Emma Stone (The Amazing Spider-Man) against Ryan Gosling (Drive).
Kristen Stewart ©AFP PHOTO / VALERY HACHE
Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, the directing duo behind Crazy, Stupid, Love, which featured Stone and Gosling, will be behind the camera. Focus tells the story of a veteran con artist who takes a female apprentice under his wing, which leads to a romantic relationship. Their trade, which requires a substantial amount of lying, causes them to part ways, and the film focuses on their attempt to reconnect later on.
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