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.