Limitless director Neil Burger is looking to bring a new version of the Depression Era outlaws Bonnie and Clyde to the big screen, along with screenwriter Sheldon Turner.

The film would be based on the book "Go Down Together: The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde", by Jeff Guinn. The book paints a less romanticized version than the 1967 Arthur Penn-directed film that starred Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway. For one thing, the outlaws were just 22 when they were gunned down by a former Texas Ranger after they'd killed seven people. The first person Clyde Barrow killed was the cell mate who had sexually abused him repeatedly. Barrow had a strong code of honor: when a lifer in the prison took the rap for the killing, Barrow and his gang broke him out. The book also suggests that Bonnie Parker was a prostitute before joining up with and eventually going down in a hail of bullets with Barrow.

No production date has been set.