Kristen Stewart, Ben Affleck Staring In Sexy Comedy 'Focus'
By Maria Vultaggio | December 12, 2012 10:16 AM EST
Kristen Stewart already has another job lined up, just weeks after the final “Twilight” movie opened in theaters.
The vampire starlet confirmed that she will working on the film “Focus” with Ben Affleck, who has been receiving praise for his latest directing effort, “Argo.”
The 22-year-old beauty revealed to the Huffington Post, “I can confirm that rumor," referring to the Warner Bros. comedy.
The actress is best known for appearing in dramas like the final “Twilight” movie, “Breaking Dawn Part 2,” and is thrilled to try comedy.
"It's a comedy. I'm really excited about it," she told the website. "We start shooting in April."
Stewart is going to be playing a rookie con artist who is working with Affleck’s character, an experienced swindler. Their crimnal collaboration gets complicated when the start to develop feelings for each other.
“A veteran grifter takes a young, attractive woman under his wing, but things get complicated when they become romantically involved,” in the Internet Movie Data Base description.
According to Access Hollywood, Glenn Ficarra and John Requa ("Crazy, Stupid, Love.") will direct "Focus," while Denise DiNovi ("The Lucky One," "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants") will reportedly produce the film.
It was rumored on the IMDB website that Ryan Gosling was first cast as the lead role. Once he dropped out it was offered to Brad Pitt, and then eventually won by Ben Affleck.
The site also stated it was supposed to have Emma Stone as the lead female, but she also dropped out.
The sexy comedy doesn’t have a release date as of yet.
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