hang, a sec here
did they get the sole rights to the book?
who is hungering to pick up the original scroll when it goes on auction?
uh, why do i ask... there must be a core of something real behind the idea of making the movie.
Ask the Cassady family for an intro...for sure any team doing any kind of research has already heard of you.
Go for the intro. Show them you're interested. If not On the Road (cause of the blah blah of Hollywood) then yes maybe Dharma Bums (or...)
It cant be that everyone connected with the project sits in cream coloured leather swivel chairs and dines on soya caviar shakes.
There must be someone who would jump at the chance to work with you.
...j, not stopping here for air, just impressed with your version