This first trailer for director Walter Salles’ [The Motorcycle Diaries] upcoming adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s acclaimed novel On The Road has been released. The novel has developed a cult status & is regarded as one of the most important novels of the 20th century. The adaption boasts a cast that includes Garrett Hedlund, Sam Riley, Kristen Stewart, Kirsten Dunst, Amy Adams, Viggo Mortensen, Tom Sturridge, Alice Braga, Elizabeth Moss, Danny Morgan & Marie-Ginette Guay. The movie arrives late 2012. Hit the jump for the details.
Synopsis: "After the death of his father, Sal Paradise, an aspiring New York writer, meets Dean Moriarty, a wild and infectiously charismatic ex-con. They hit it off immediately. Determined to avoid the pitfalls of a narrow, prescribed life, Sal hits the road, joining Dean on what evolves into a life-changing physical and emotional odyssey. Thirsting for freedom, they discover the world, the ecstasy of experience, the connectedness of humanity and ultimately themselves."
Trailer via Movies official facebook page.