Emilia Clarke and Nicholas Hoult set to portray next Bonnie and Clyde

By Marie Blake,

Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) and Nicholas Hoult (X-Men) are set to play Bonnie and Clyde in Michael Sucsy's Go Down Together.

TheWrap reports that Clarke and Hoult are attached to play the famous bank robbing couple.

Go Down Together will be directed by Sucsy and written by Sheldon Turner (Up In The Air) and David Auburn (Proof), with Sean Furst and Bryan Furst producing. The film is an adaptation of the non-fiction novel by Jeff Guinn,

Go Down Together: The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde, which tells the true story of Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker, young lovers who robbed banks throughout the Depression-era South, killing at least seven people in their path.

Clarke currently portrays Daenerys Targaryen in HBO's Game of Thrones, and will team up with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Matt Smith (Doctor Who) for the new Terminator: Genesis film, Deadline reports. The film will be directed by Alan Taylor and is scheduled to hit theaters July 1, 2015.

Hoult can be seen as the character Beast in the upcoming blockbuster X-Men: Days of Future Past, which hits theaters May 23.



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