Focus


Focus Information

Focus is an upcoming romantic comedy-drama film. Glenn Ficarra and John Requa are directing from a script they co-wrote. Denise Di Novi will be producing. Will Smith and Margot Robbie are the lead stars of the film.

Plot

Nicky Spurgeon, a professional con artist, takes a young, attractive woman under his wing. They get involved romantically but that becomes perilous in a business where they lie and cheat for a living. The complications of the encounter haunt them when they meet up again in the future. Complicating matters even more, Nicky finds himself at odds with another suitor for the girl's affections, as well as a run-in with a former flame...all before the heist of a lifetime.

Cast

  • Will Smith as Nicky Spurgeon
  • Margot Robbie
  • Rodrigo Santoro
  • BD Wong as Li Yuan
  • Steve Hammond as Cafe Host
  • Han Soto
  • Stephanie Honoré as Janice
  • Dominic Fumusa as Jared
  • Adrian Martinez as Farhad
  • Darrell Foster as Head of Team Italy
  • Teneisha Brown as Ms Patterson

Production

Earlier iterations of the project were planning to feature the pairings of both Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in the leading roles. After Ryan Gosling dropped out, the role was offered to Brad Pitt but he declined and Ben Affleck, who dropped out citing "scheduling conflicts". Apollo Robins is serving as a consultant, conceiving and choreographing original sleight-of-hand maneuvers. Bringing his unique expertise to the film. The directing duo and production designer Beth Mickle made a scouting trip to Buenos Aires in June and a second trip with producers Denise Di Novi and Mark Scoon, in which they finally settled to shoot in the barrios of San Telmo, Puerto Madero, Barracas, Recoleta and Palermo, as well as Ezeiza Airport and a few hotels.

Filming

The filming of Focus began on September 12 in New Orleans, and will move over to Buenos Aires for three weeks beginning November 18. Shooting is also expected to be filmed through New York City, and Los Angeles.




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