It’s another “Made in Monterey County”movie! On Nov. 1 the film “Big Sur,” based on Jack Kerouac’s novel, opens in theaters. It stars Jean-Marc Barr as Jack Kerouac, Kate Bosworth as Billie, Josh Lucas as Neal Cassady, Radha Mitchell as Carolyn Casady, and Anthony Edwards as Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Michael Polish directed.
At last the film with the name of its main film site, “Carmel-by-the-Sea”, has been completed and had its Hollywood sneak premiere for media and production on March 9 at the Arclight Theater. The movie shot in Carmel in 2009, and captured the last of its local images in December 2010. Among the stars are Hayden Panettiere, Lauren Bacall, Josh Hutcherson, Alfred Molina and Dina and Scott Eastwood.