Rooney Mara and Jonah Hill are in talks to co-star with Joaquin Phoenix in the Gus Van Sant’s long in the works biopic “Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot” for Iconoclast and Anonymous Content.
The story follows cartoonist John Callahan who became a quadriplegic after a car accident. He turned to drawing as a form of therapy, and tackled numerous taboo topics which lead to numerous boycotts in his hometown of Portland.
Before his death in 2010, his art was published in the New Yorker, Penthouse, and Playboy. Charles-Marie Anthonioz, Steve Golin, Mourad Belkeddar, and Nicolas Lhermitte will produce.