Casting: Stewart, Goldblum, Basinger

Kristen Stewart will star alongside Ben Affleck in the con artist feature “Focus” at Warner Bros. Pictures. Glenn Ficarra and John Requa (“Crazy, Stupid, Love”) are directing.

Stewart will play a more inexperienced grifter who hooks up with Affleck’s seasoned hustle genius. [Source: Deadline]

Grand Budapest Hotel
Jeff Goldblum has confirmed he is re-teaming with his “Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou” director Wes Anderson on his next project “The Grand Budapest Hotel”.

Goldblum joins a cast that includes Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan, Ralph Fiennes, Jude Law, Owen Wilson and Jason Schwartzman. Shooting kicks off in January in Germany. [Source: The Playlist]

Grudge Match
Kim Basinger has scored the female lead in Pete Segel’s senior-skewing comedy “Grudge Match” at Warner Bros. Pictures.

Sylvester Stallone and Robert DeNiro play two boxers who, five decades after their last fight, are coaxed out of retirement for one final match. Kevin Hart also stars. [Source: Heat Vision]