Adams, Mortensen Go “On the Road”

Amy Adams and Viggo Mortensen have joined the cast of “On the Road” for MK2, American Zoetrope, Videofilmes & Film4 reports Deadline.

Walter Salles directs this $25 million long-gestating adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s acclaimed 1957 novel about Kerouac’s years traveling all over North America with his friend Neal Cassady on a “cross-country bohemian odyssey”. Garrett Hedlund and Sam Riley play the pair.

Adams will play Jane, the emotionally damaged junkie wife of Old Bull Lee (Mortensen). Kristen Stewart and Kirsten Dunst also star in the Jose Rivera-penned production.

Francis Ford Coppola, Rebecca Yeldham, Nathanael Karmitz and Charles Gillibert will produce. Filming kicked off this week.