Emily Blunt is in talks to star in Rupert Friend's new con-artist film, Barton & Charlie & Checco & Bill. 

Homeland star Friend has written and is set to produce the film, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

He will play Barton, a conman who meets Charlie, the character that Blunt is in line for, and teaches her to become a grifter.

The film is due to go into production in Spring 2015.