Nigerian poet Chris Abani and Focus CEO James Schamus have written the most recent drafts of the movie’s screenplay
Ben Affleck was once in negotiations to star in the grifter movie
John Requa and Glenn Ficarra are directing the grifter tale, which will pair Smith with a new female lead
The film marks the third collaboration between Focus and LAIKA
Ben Affleck has too much on his plate and has dropped out of the WB film "Focus"
Focus World, the alternative distribution initiative...
The Focus Features drama will be based on a New Yorker article, "The Yankee Comandante"
TheWrap has also learned how much Universal paid for '50 Shades of Grey' -- a whole lot less than Milchan offered
The untitled project will be directed by John Crowley
John Madden-directed spy thriller starring Helen Mirren and Sam Worthington will premiere on August 31