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Kristen Stewart joining Ben Affleck in Focus

Kristen Stewart joining Ben Affleck in Focus

Push aside the veggies, Kristen Stewart’s about to bite into some meat.

The “Twilight” star has outgrown her size-8 blouse, signing up to star in a big-time Ben Affleck flick for Warner Bros, says Variety.

“Focus”, a con-artist flick from “Crazy Stupid Love” helmers Glenn Ficarra and John Requa (based on their own script), will star Affleck as a veteran con-artist who partners with a girl who’s new to the world of swindling.

Apparently a popular script around the traps at Warner, the studio considered reuniting Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone – or “Crazy Stupid Love” and “The Gangster Squad” – on it at one stage. When that fell through, the idea of bonafide big-timer Affleck came up.

“Focus” will be Stewart’s first big post-“Twilight” role.

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