Garrett Hedlund is circling to join the big screen adaptation of Jack Kerouac's notorious novel, On the Road says Production Weekly
Hedlund will play Dean Moriarty in the film, which is being directed by Walter Salles and will start filming sometime this summer. Hedlund's Moriarty is the traveling companion of Kerouac during their journey across America.
The adaptation has been around for some 30 years. It was first optioned by Francis Ford Coppola in the late '70s and then was passed around a few directors until Salles (The Motorcycle Diaries), took on the project. Brad Pitt was at one time linked to play Dean...
Hedlund's career gets a boost when the sequel TRON Legacy hits theaters in December