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Road trip: Sam Riley as Sal Paradise and Garrett Hedlund as Dean Moriarty.
But the meatiest thesping opportunities naturally go to Hedlund, who brings a winning, boyish quality to the id-on-legs that is Dean Moriarty.
The journeys Sal Paradise takes lead him to the conclusion that his Beatnik hero, Dean Moriarty, is a false prophet.
The Twilight actress told USA Today she was to play Marylou, the wife of drifter Dean Moriarty.
Tom Joad has more in common with Sal Paradise and Dean Moriarty than we might initially care to allow; for Steinbeck and Kerouac create characters who, due to fiscal or spiritual insolvency, find themselves "suddenly rising and roaming America, serious, curious, bumming and hitchhiking everywhere, ragged, beatific, beautiful in an ugly graceful new way .
In the original published work, Cassady is called Dean Moriarty, while Kerouac is Sal Paradise.
Mae'r Sgolor Mawr yr un mor radical e Dean Moriarty, ond go brin y byddwn wedi credu na derbyn hynny yn 18 oed.
Lawrence (of Arabia); Kennedy isn't simply the first political Elvis--he's also a real-life Dean Moriarty (thus enabling the humorous chapter title "Hit the Road, Jack") and Andy Warhol with better hair.
Yet On the Road confronts reification in a more specific manner, through the character of Dean Moriarty.
Last week he signed to star alongside Al Pacino in the suspense movie The Farm and now he is in talks to play Dean Moriarty in a film of 1950s beat poet Jack Kerouac's On The Road.
The narrative traces the seemingly non-stop road-trips made by the two main characters, Sal Paradise and Dean Moriarty, between New York, Denver, San Francisco and back again, and explores the deepening friendship that develops as they follow the pull of the road, breaking societal constraints along the way.
His photographer friend Ken Miller appears in many of them - Dean Moriarty to Vollmann's Sal Paradise - as does the mournful Elaine Suicide, the focus (heroine is hardly the word) of the two longest and best stories in the collection, "The Ghost of Magnetism" and "The Handcuff Manual.
Moreover, Kerouac suffered from the misbegotten celebrity of being confused with the Dean Moriarty figure in his book, an amoral rogue whose prototype was <IR> NEAL CASSADY </IR> , with whom he was traveling during his life on the road and who inspired the nonstop writing and fast lifestyle.
Cassady was the model for the character Dean Moriarty in Kerouac ' s On the Road.
Director Walter Salles spent years developing the film, which also stars Garrett Hedlund as beat generation free spirit Dean Moriarty and Kirsten Dunst, who appears in just four scenes as Dean's wife, Camille.