Audiences have already seen a few trailers for Walter Salles’ On the Road, but today they are privy to the first official U.S. one which is a bit shorter. While it does tout the involvement of the director from The Motorcycle Diaries (a 2004 foreign language classic,) the newest promo for this film makes his latest offering seem like a different beast entirely. Instead of some sort of typical adventure road trip drama, the film’s makers are really trying to get its ‘Beat generation’ component across first and foremost. Who could blame them? That is what the film is truly about and it enables them to showcase the minor roles On the Road gives to some recognizable faces.
Stars of the film include Garrett Hedlund, Sam Riley, Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams, Kirsten Dunst, Steve Buscemi, Elisabeth Moss, and Terrence Howard. The domestic launch for On the Road is scheduled for December 21.