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Chloe Grace and Jack O'Connell to play Bonnie and Clyde in 'Love Is a Gun'

File photo of Jack O'Connell and Chloe Grace Moretz Photograph:( Instagram )

PTI New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 31, 2018, 01.53 PM (IST)

Actors Chloe Grace Moretz and Jack O'Connell will be playing the iconic roles of Bonnie and Clyde in the upcoming film 'Love Is a Gun'.

According to Variety, the project, which will be helmed by Spanish director Kike Maillo, is based on Jeff Guinn's 2010 account 'Go Down Together: The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde'.
 
'Up in the Air' scribe, Sheldon Turner has adapted the script from the book with revisions by Johnny Newman. 

Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, were portrayed by Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty in a film of the same name which has over the years attracted a cult following.

The two committed several crimes, including robbery, kidnapping, and murder, in the early 1930s.

They had killed nine policemen before they were shot dead by the police in May 1934 in Louisiana.

'Love Is a Gun' will be produced by Marissa McMahon and Ashley Schlaifer alongside Sean and Bryan Furst. The film will start production in early next year. 
 

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The movie 'Love Is a Gun' is based on Jeff Guinn's 2010 account 'Go Down Together: The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde'.