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First Poster & New Images Arrive For Walter Salles' Long-Awaited 'On The Road' With Sam Riley, Garret Hedlund & Kristen Stewart

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • February 29, 2012 11:19 AM
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It's been a long journey to get "On The Road" to the screen. The beatnik classic by Jack Kerouac was never going to be an easy translation, but Francis Ford Coppola initially bought the rights over thirty years ago, and worked on the project for decades before eventually handing over the directing reins to "The Motorcycle Diaries" helmer Walter Salles. Even then, it's taken a while: the film shot a year-and-a-half ago, and was expected to land last year, but Salles has refused to be rushed in the editing room.

Walter Salles Says Editing & Mixing For 'On The Road' Complete; Film Looks Potentially Primed For Cannes With May 23rd French Theatrical Release

  • By Simon Dang
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  • January 8, 2012 11:37 AM
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In development for decades by Francis Ford Coppola, who remains a key producer on the film, the eagerly anticipated big screen adaptation of Jack Kerouac's "On The Road" has been a long time coming. But the project's lengthy journey might finally be seeing the light of day, as the post-production is wrapping up and European theatrical dates are slowly coming into focus. "The Motorcycles Diaries" director Walter Salles is at the helm, joined by a promising young cast in Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Tom Sturridge and Kristen Stewart, as well as veterans like Viggo Mortensen, Amy Adams, Steve Buscemi, Kirsten Dunst and Terrence Howard.

Viggo Mortensen Finds Parallels Between Sigmund Freud In 'A Dangerous Method' & William S. Burroughs In 'On The Road'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • November 25, 2011 9:37 AM
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Viggo Mortensen Says He'll Work With David Cronenberg Again, Possibly On 'Eastern Promises 2'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • September 14, 2011 11:06 AM
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Five Things We Learned In Toronto From The 'A Dangerous Method' StarDavid Cronenberg's "A Dangerous Method" has been met with a somewhat mixed reception as it's done the rounds at Venice, Telluride and Toronto; some admiring the uncompromisingly brainy nature of it, others finding it stiff and mannered (we landed somewhere in between when we saw it on the Lido). But if there's one thing the critics can agree on, it's that Viggo Mortensen, in his third film on the trot with the Canadian maverick, gives another brilliant turn as Sigmund Freud. Buried beneath a prosthetic nose and playing older than he's usually allowed to, he's easily the highlight of the film, giving a beguiling turn worlds away from the professional killers he played for Cronenberg in "A History of Violence" and "Eastern Promises."

Walter Salles & Garrett Hedlund Did 2 More Weeks Of Secret Filming In April For 'On The Road'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 15, 2011 4:36 AM
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With filming taking place last year Montreal, New Orleans, Mexico and San Francisco, and with stills and a teaser poster for the already surfacing earlier this year, there has been a lot of guesswork about when we might see Walter Salles' highly anticipated adaptation of Jack Kerouac's "On The Road." But as it turns out, he wants to get it right, and while the principal cast and crew may have wrapped things up a while ago, the director grabbed the film's star Garrett Hedlund and two took their own journey across American to snag more footage.

First Teaser Poster For Walles Salles' Adaptation Of Jack Kerouac's 'On The Road'

  • By Simon Dang
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  • May 17, 2011 12:39 PM
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Here's the first glimpse at a teaser poster from Cannes for Walter Salles' upcoming adaptation of the iconic Beat Generation novel "On The Road" by Jack Kerouac.

Walter Salles' 'On The Road' Unlikely To Debut At Cannes; Michael Haneke's 'Love' May Be Ready

  • By Simon Dang
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  • March 28, 2011 1:19 AM
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Beat Generation Tale Not In Black & White As First Envisioned?Put simply, Waltes Salles' adaptation of Jack Kerouac's "On The Road" is a film we're anticipating this year with as much excitement as any other. Unfortunately it looks like that wait will have to be a tad longer as any surprise appearance at the Croisette this May is unlikely, with one of the film's supporting cast members, Alice Braga, telling Pilula Pop the production is working towards a 2012 release after recently wrapping principal photography.

New Pictures From Walter Salles' 'On The Road' With Garrett Hedlund & Kristen Stewart

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 3, 2011 7:10 AM
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Sam Riley and Garrett Hedlund as Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady with Kristen Stewart as the latter's bride, Marylou? Yeah, we had our doubts when the cast was first revealed for Walter Salles' adaptation of "On the Road," but these newly release pics from the film (via Comme au Cinema) definitely have an authentic vibe that we're liking.

First Look: Garrett Hedlund As Dean Moriarty In Walter Salles' Jack Kerouac Adaptation 'On The Road'

  • By Simon Dang
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  • November 18, 2010 2:11 AM
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Is The Black & White Photography Reflective Of Film's Own Style?There aren't many other projects kicking around at the moment we're more excited for than Walter Salles' adaptation Jack Kerouac's iconic novel "On The Road."

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