Monthly Archives: April 2011

On the Road with Jose Rivera (video)

On the Road with Jose Rivera (video)

Screenwriter José Rivera teamed up with director Walter Salles to adapt for the screen the story of Che Guevara’s 1952 motorcycle journey with Alberto Granado across South America. In this CityTV video, Rivera offers his thoughts on his latest collaboration with Salles in adapting Jack Kerouac’s classic, On the Road, to film.

New York Times article discussing On the Road

New York Times article discussing On the Road

“Many consider Jack Kerouac’s On the Road sacred text. The novel was, after all, originally typed on a scroll… “When it comes to the big screen, however, On the Road has faced a Kerouac curse. Past efforts by Hollywood to adapt the author’s work have been failures. Now, somewhat quietly, On the Road has finally […]

Another Production Still

Another Production Still

This photo of Sam Riley (left) as Jack Kerouac and Garrett Hedlund (right) as Neal Cassady recently appeared in UK film magazine Total Film.

Still – The Mexico Whorehouse Scene

Still – The Mexico Whorehouse Scene

Here’s another promo photo for MK2 Productions’ movie On the Road: This is undoubtedly the Mexican whorehouse scene from On the Road.  It takes place close to the end of the book, just after Jack and Neal blasted pot with the Mexican cats, Victor and his brothers, with them all digging each other, not speaking […]

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