Garrett Hedlund Goes “On the Road”

Rising hunk Garrett Hedlund (“Troy,” “Tron: Legacy”) is in talks to play one of the two lead roles in “On the Road” says Production Weekly.

Walter Salles directs this long-gestating adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s acclaimed 1951 novel about his years traveling all over North America with his friend Neal Cassady on a “cross-country bohemian odyssey”.

Hedlund would play Dean Moriarty, the character based on Cassady. The role of Sal Paradise (Kerouac’s alter-ego) has yet to be cast though Sam Riley (“Control”) has previously been rumored. Shooting kicks off this Summer.