Neal Cassady’s legendary ‘49 Hudson, made famous in Jack Kerouac’s novel On The Road, is lost to posterity. Other than Jack’s description of it in the novel (to the point where it is almost a character in the book) and the memory of it in the minds of Neal’s wife Carolyn Cassady and his friend(…)
On the Road Movie
This story came to our inbox along with these exclusive photos. They’re being published today for the first time anywhere at Kerouac.com.
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.
“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(…)
This photo of Sam Riley (left) as Jack Kerouac and Garrett Hedlund (right) as Neal Cassady recently appeared in UK film magazine Total Film.
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(…)