Chloë Grace Moretz and Jack O’Connell to Play Bonnie And Clyde

Chloe Grace Moretz. Photo by Matt Baron/REX/Shutterstock (9627013ks)

The iconic renegades Bonnie and Clyde are getting ready to go on another crazy adventure in the upcoming movie Love is a Gun, and young stars Chloë Grace Moretz and Jack O’Connell will be in charge of portraying them this time around.

Bonnie and Clyde were real-life outlaws who made fortune robbing banks across the US with their gang during the Great Depression. Their story served as inspiration for several films and a mini-series in the past, including the 1967 classic with Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway.

Producers of Love is a Gun want to reintroduce the iconic story to the younger generation and they’re lucky to have a creative team of high caliber leading the way.

“Their story remains ubiquitous in popular culture across the globe, yet few in this generation know the details of their intimate love affair and the circumstances that led to their notorious crime spree that captured the imagination of the world in their time,” said the producing team in a joint statement.

Chloë Grace Moretz earned the title of the most promising young actress of her generation long before being cast as Bonnie. Her most recent credits include Sundance hit The Miseducation of Cameron Post and Luca Guadagnino’s remake of Suspiria.

Jack O’Connell rose to prominence thanks to the role in teen drama Skins and won BAFTA Rising Star Award in 2015 after giving a career-defining performance in Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken.