Call-In Commentary: Watch the “On The Road” trailer with director Walter Salles

Kristen Stewart in On The Road

"The Motorcycle Diaries" auteur takes you inside his adaptation of the classic Jack Kerouac novel.

American novelist Jack Kerouac is a hero of the beat generation, so it’s somewhat surprising that it’s taken more than fifty years to translate his classic title “On the Road” to film. But alas that moment has now arrived courtesy of director Walter Salles, who tapped a trio of young stars — Kristen Stewart, Garret Hedlund and Sam Riley — for the iconic tale of a grand cross-country road trip.

To get first-hand insight into the making of the film, we recruited Salles for our Call-In Commentary series, where filmmakers provide narration to their movie trailers. In the video below, Salles takes you inside the picture and its star cast. Check it out below; “On The Road” hits theaters Friday, December 21.


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