Ben Affleck Drops Out of Warner Bros. 'Focus' Feature

Liza Foreman
The Wrap
Ben Affleck Drops Out of Warner Bros. 'Focus' Feature

Ben Affleck has dropped off the Warner Bros. film "Focus," due to his overcrowded schedule, a person with knowledge of the situation has told TheWrap.

Kristen Stewart stars in the film for directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, who co-wrote the script.

The story revolves around a grifter who partners with a young woman who's new to the grifting life. The studio is now looking for a replacement.

Affleck has a number of other films in development, including "Live By Night," "The Stand" and the "Whitey Bulger project."

A person familiar with the situation told TheWrap that Affleck's duties promoting "Argo" for its Oscar campaign were also filling up the actor's schedule.

Affleck is repped by WME.

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