Washington, Sept 16 : Hollywood actor Ben Affleck would direct and star in Warner Bros next venture 'The Town'.
Affleck would be seen playing a career thief who becomes smitten by the manager of a bank in the new film based on Chuck Hogan novel "The Prince of Thieves', reports Variety.
The actor is also doing a rewrite on the most recent draft by Peter Craig and Hogan.
The film would be produced by Graham King under GK Films banner.
Affleck's upcoming flick includes Kevin Macdonald-directed "State of Play" for Universal, and is also a part of the romantic comedy ensemble of "He's Just Not That Into You" for New Line.