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Keep on the lookout for celebrity sightings as the city of the Violet Crown slowly morphs into the new Hollywood. Tinseltown A-list power couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez have taken up residence in Austin.

The couple has temporarily relocated to a temporary luxury condo in the heart of Texas, according to a report from TMZ, where Affleck will live while shooting the new movie, "Hypnotic," directed by local talent Robert Rodriguez.

You may not see as much of J-Lo, who will only be staying with her newly-rekindled flame part-time. The singer, actress and producer will still spend plenty of time working on her own career in Los Angeles, where Lopez has been searching for a new estate.

Affleck isn't the only celeb coming to town for the film—which is set to follow a detective, played by Affleck, on the search to find his missing daughter while investigating a series of high-stakes crimes—"I Am Legend" and "The Suicide Squad" star Alice Braga will also star in the thriller.

Sources say crews are already preparing the condo for the couple's arrival, so keep your eyes peeled for Bennifer around town.


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