What to Read Next

Kristen Stewart Confirmed To Play Ben Affleck's Love Interest In 'Focus'

9 December 2012

Rumours have been flying around for a while now about whether or not Kristen Stewart will be starring alongside Ben Affleck in upcoming movie 'Focus' and the actress has now confirmed this. Exciting stuff!

'Focus' is set to involve a veteran con artist, played by Ben Affleck, who teams up with a young woman who's new to the whole 'gritter' lifestyle. Production will begin in April.

K-Stew told the HuffingtonPost, “I can confirm that rumor,” referring to stories that emerged last month that she’s slated to be in the film.

“It’s a comedy. I’m really excited about it,” she added.

HollywoodLife previously reported Kristen and Ben would be required to shoot "passionate" love scenes. Ben subsequently admitted he hoped Kristen would take the role. Ah, who doesn't love a bit of K-Stew?

Speaking to E! News last month, the Argo director called her "terrific".

Meanwhile, it looks like it's definitely onwards and upwards for Kristen Stewart, as she's recently been named the 'seventh most inspirational star' of 2012.

The 'Twilight' actress came seventh in E! Online's 'Most Inspirational Star List' beating Olympic and Paralympic double-leg amputee, Oscar Pistorius who made history by competing at both London Games this summer as well as group Pussy Riot, who were imprisoned for singing a protest song against the Russian government.

E!Online explained why Kristen's handling of the fall out of her affair, after photos of the actress kissing the director were published in July, was worthy to be on such a list.

They said: “What do you do when you screw up, and get caught? If you're the Twilight actress, you apologise, put your head down and do your work, even if doing your work means putting you in front of the same people—the press and the public—who spent their summer scrutinizing and criticizing your every move. It may not be the classic feel-good tale, but it's a blueprint nonetheless on how to take your lumps.”

Good job, K-Stew!

Christopher Maloney Fans 'Faked For X Factor Final' When Visiting Hometown With Mentor Gary Barlow?
Jahmene Douglas Hits Most Bum Notes In X Factor Final According To Experts
One Direction's Harry Styles Threatened By Taylor Swift's 'Protective' Locals, Label Him A 'Hairy Bo

VA Mortgage Rates In 2016

VA Rates as Low as 2.75% (3.028% APR) 15 Year Fixed. Exclusive For Veteran & Military Takes 1 Min!

Read This Before You Buy Medigap Plan F

Plan F is the most popular Medicare Supplement plan, but there's another Medigap option you should consider.

Amazon Prime Video, Wherever You Go

Stream thousands of movies and shows. Watch anywhere, even offline.

Don't Let Wrinkles Stop You From Meeting New Women

Men: Before you consider spending thousands on getting a cosmetic procedure to look younger, you should..

How Older Men Tighten Their Skin

Men, reduce the look of wrinkles, sagging skin and fine lines with this affordable and effective skin tightening treatment without leaving your home.

9 Cards for People Who Have Great Credit

What card offers up to 5% cash back? And which one offers 24/7 concierge service? See the best credit cards of 2016. Apply online, quickly & easily.

How To Make Sagging Skin Look Tight and Lifted

[Watch] The easy and effective way consumers across the country are improving the look of their wrinkled and sagging skin without cosmetic procedures.

Starwood Credit Card

Earn 25,000 Bonus Starpoints®! Use toward Award Nights or Flights.

Insane Navy Seal Flashlight, should it be banned?

The Military has recently released technology that is now available to the public. Get yours before they run out - Limited Supply!

Get your taxes done from your favorite device

Grab your W-2 and your phone or tablet, and file taxes for Absolute Zero : $0 Fed, $0 State, $0 to File. TurboTax Federal Free Edition.

Delta Reserve Credit Card

Earn Up To 40,000 Medallion Qualification Miles. Apply Now!

Banks Are Worried Homeowners Will Do This.

Homeowners are surprised and furious. If you owe less than $625,000 on your home, you better read this.

How Can Refinancing Your Student Loans Save Money?

SoFi can help you reduce your student loans and help you pay off your debt hassle free!

Powerful Tactical Flashlight Flying Off Shelves!

This new tactical flashlight was just released to the public and is flying off shelves in the United States. Limited supplies left, act quick!