Natchez, Mississippi – (AP) - A movie about Bonnie and Clyde, the 1930s
outlaw couple notorious for their bank robberies and violent
crimes, is slated for filming in Natchez in late May.
Hilary Duff, best known for starring in the Disney Channel show
"Lizzie McGuire" and the movie "Cheaper By the Dozen," has been
cast as Bonnie Parker and Kevin Zegers, known for his role in
Oscar-nominated "Transamerica," has been cast as Clyde Barrow.
Cypress Moon Productions, of Sheffield, Alabama, is producing
"The Story of Bonnie and Clyde" and the movie is slated to film
for 15 days in Natchez. The movie is also being filmed in Louisiana
The original movie will explore aspects of the couple's lives
that haven't been given much attention in previous productions,
including Barrow's time in prison in the early 1930s.
Bonnie and Clyde went on a crime spree in the early 1930s, were
gunned down by law enforcement in an ambush on a rural road near
their Louisiana hideout on May 23rd, 1934.
(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)