Mark Manuel and Ted O’Neal’s Kilburn Media will fully finance fact-based drama The End Of The Tour to star Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg. Freshly minted Fortitude International will commence sales at the EFM.
David Kanter and Matt DeRoss will produce for Anonymous Content along with James Dahl of Modern Man Films and Manuel and O’Neal for Kilburn.
Paul Green will serve as executive producer and production is scheduled to commence shortly.
James Ponsoldt will direct the story about the acclaimed late author David Foster Wallace (pictured) on the 1996 supporting book tour for his masterpiece Infinite Jest accompanied by David Lipsky from Rolling Stone.
Segal will play Wallace and Eisenberg the reporter. Foster Wallace committed suicide in 2008.
Playwright Donald Margulies adapted the screenplay from Lipsky’s book Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip With David Foster Wallace.