Winstead has been keeping herself busy with several other projects. Last month she joined Logan Marshall-Green and Stellan Skarsgard for the pilot episode of the upcoming Cinemax cable show "Quarry" to be helmed by John Hillcoat and based upon a pulp novel series written by Max Allan Collins ("Road to Perdition"). And two weeks ago it was reported that she will be playing the lead role in two indie directorial debuts: one for actor-turned-director Chris Messina and another for her husband Riley Stearns. All of these projects are due in 2014.
Meanwhile, after playing opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese's upcoming "The Wolf of Wall Street," Margot Robbie is now slated for the female lead in "Focus" alongside Will Smith. This has been a long-gestating project by "Crazy, Stupid, Love" helmers Glenn Ficarra and John Requa. Several A-list actors (Ryan Gosling, Ben Affleck) have been involved at one point or another before dropping out, and Warner Bros. is now fast-tracking this movie into production before someone changes its mind. If the rumours are right, Margot Robbie will be playing an "inexperienced female con artist who teams up with a more seasoned male one" (Smith). No release date has been announced yet. [Deadline/Variety]