The 22-year-old has entered into negotiations to play the role of a young girl who teams up with an experience con-man, played by Affleck, to teach her the ways of the crime world, reports contactmusic.com.
Glenn Ficarra and John Requa of romantic comedy 'Crazy, Stupid, Love' fame are directing the picture, which is backed by Warner Bros. If negotiations are completed, Kristen and Ben will begin shooting in early 2013.
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