The film’s set to start shooting in the spring of next year, and is all about an experienced con artist showing a newcomer the tricks of the trade.
After Oscar hope Argo, he’s set to direct an adaptation of The Stand from the novel by Stephen King, and direct, write AND star in an adaptation of Dennis Lehane’s Live By Night.
Kristen‘s still in good hands, though. Focus is written and directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, who also worked together on the fantastic Crazy Stupid Love, starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.
We’re sure there are plenty of actors out there who would love to star alongside Kristen! BS