Author Ron Hansen already has Brad Pitt starring as Jesse James in the movie modeled after his 1983 book, but now his first novel, Desperadoes, is being adapted for film by Charles Eastman.

The story shares the exploits of the Dalton Gang and the love affair between Bob Dalton and Eugenia Moore, who helps the brothers rob trains. Monte Hellman is set to direct the film in Alberta this fall; with Martin Scorsese and Paul Thomas Anderson signing on as executive producers.

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