Jane Eyre helmer Cary Fukunaga will direct the Civil War heist film No Blood, No Guts, No Glory for Focus Features, reports Variety . Fukunaga is penning the screenplay with Chase Palmer ( Dune ).
According to the trade, the “story follows a spy and 20 Union soldiers in disguise who board a train in Georgia in order to pull off a heist that could bring a quick end to the Civil War. Project is a fictionalized account of America’s first special forces operation, based on the real-life Civil War commando mission that inspired Buster Keaton’s ‘The General.’”
Kevin Misher ( Public Enemies ) is producing via his Misher Films.