EYES IN™ Magazine is honored to report live from the Sundance Film Festival. The red carpet was rolled out for the world premiere of the beautifully intense comedy A Walk In The Woods.
The long-planned adaptation of Bill Bryson's 1998 memoir has been brought to life by director Ken Kwapis (He's Just Not That Into You) at the helm, with the film's backers Wildwood Enterprises and Route One Films.
Kwapis called Bryson's book "ne plus ultra of travel memoirs" in a statement, and added, "What excites me is giving two legendary dramatic actors the chance to flex their comedic muscles."
Redford has been attached to the project for some time, and has overseen a number of drafts of the screenplay.
A Walk in the Woods boasts an all star cast including Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, Emma Thompson, Mary Steenburgen, Nick Offerman, Kristen Schaal. This cutting edge comedy was produced by the unstoppable trio Robert Redford, Bill Holderman & Chip Diggins.
The men behind the creative magic of A Walk in the Woods are the incredible screenwriters Rick Kerb & Bill Holderman. The film was flawlessly blended together by the powerful editors Carol Littleon & Julie Garces. The cinematographer behind this brilliant work of art was none other that John Bailey.
A Walk in the Woods Synopsis
A Walk in the Woods is a rambunctious road trip comedy about an aging traveling writer. Who after spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S. Where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail. He ends up doing this accompanied by a long estranged high school buddy he’s been avoiding for years. Along the way, the duo face off with each other, nature and an eccentric assortment of characters only to discover that some roads are better left untraveled.
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Source: Route One Films