The star will appears alongside previously announced Robert Redford and Nick Nolte and new cast members Nick Offerman and Kristen Schaal. Ken Kwapis has come on to direct. IM Global handles international sales in Cannes.
Production is underway on Wildwood Enterprises and Route One Films’ drama based on Michael Arndt’s adaptation of the Bill Bryson road trip comedy.
Redford, Bill Holderman of Wildwood Enterprises and Chip Diggins are producing the film. Jay Stern and Russell Levine of Route One Films are executive producers alongside CEO of Union Investment Partners Lee Jea Woo and Jeremiah Samuels.
Route One Films is financing the film through its partnership with Union Investment Partners led by Choi Pyung Ho in South Korea.
IM Global is selling through its Acclaim label.