By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol
2:11 PM CDT, September 23, 2013
A&E Networks has release a first look promo for its upcoming "Bonnie & Clyde" that shows the gun-toting duo falling in love, robbing banks and getting sexy. All to the tune, "Bang, Bang, My Baby Shot Me Down."
The four-hour miniseries will air at 8 p.m. CT Dec. 8-9 simultaneously on Lifetime, A&E and History. Emile Hirsch and Holliday Grainger star as Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker, the outlaws who terrorized the Midwest and South during the Depression. Oddly, the promo says "introducing Holliday Grainger," even though she has "The Borgias" and other credits to her name.
Holly Hunter plays Bonnie’s mother, Emma Parker, and William Hurt stars as Frank Hamer, the Texas Ranger pursuing the Barrow gang. Other cast members include Sarah Hyland as Blanche Barrow, Clyde’s sister-in-law; Lane Garrison as Clyde’s brother Buck; Elizabeth Reaser as P.J. Lane, a writer tracking the gang; Austin Hebert as Ted Hinton, another lawman after the gang; and Dale Dickey as Cummie Barrow, Clyde’s mother.
From A&E: Bonnie & Clyde retells the fascinating tale of the legendary couple whose crime spree enraptured the American public. Rumored to have a sixth-sense to see events before they happened, Barrow was always able to stay one step ahead of the law as they escaped capture time and again. His one blind spot was Parker, who was intent on becoming famous and fed on the alluring media attention, pushing Barrow to commit riskier and more dangerous crimes to generate bigger headlines and make them the most famous criminals of the modern era.
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