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Thursday 25 December 2014

Ben Affleck to find a new Focus

Ben Affleck could be starring in the romantic movie Focus
Ben Affleck could be starring in the romantic movie Focus

Ben Affleck is reportedly in talks to star in romantic drama Focus.

The Good Will Hunting actor-director is looking to sign on for Crazy Stupid Love filmmakers Glenn Ficarra and John Requa's upcoming film, reported Deadline.

A female lead is still being searched for. The directors had previously hoped to reunite former co-stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone for the lead roles.

The film tells the story of a veteran conman, who gets involved romantically with his sidekick, and "the complications of the encounter haunt them when they meet up again in the future".

Ben - who will appear at the London Film Festival for his political thriller Argo, which he stars in and directs - is also appearing in Terrence Malick's romantic drama To The Wonder and gambling drama Runner Runner.

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