Dunst goes 'On the Road'
By Adnan Tezer May 13, 2010, 21:37 GMT
CATEGORY : Movies, DVD
LOCATION: Dallas, Texas
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Kirsten Dunst has boarded the cast of "On the Road," Walter Salles and Francis Ford Coppola's adaptation of Jack Kerouac's 1957 novel.
Kristen Stewart ("Twilight"), Sam Riley ("Control") and Garrett Hedlund ("Tron: Legacy") have been cast.
Riley will play Kerouac's alter ego, Salvatore Paradise, Hedlund will play Dean Moriarty while Stewart will play his on-and-off wife, Marylou.
According to Variety, Coppola will produce through his San Francisco-based American Zoetrope production company. Salles' Rio de Janeiro-based Videofilmes and the U.K.'s Film4 will co-produce.
Salles, who directed "The Motorcycle Diaries," will direct with Jose Rivera writing the adaptation.
Shooting is set to begin in August.