‘On the Road’ sells to Canada, Scandi

Kerouac adaptation still waiting for U.S. deal

French mini-major MK2 has inked a slew of sales on Walter Salles’ “On The Road,” the bigscreen adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s classic novel.

MK2 exec produces and handles international sales on the $25 million pic. “On The Road” stars Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, Kirsten Dunst, Viggo Mortensen and Amy Adams.

Pic was nabbed by Alliance Films for Canada, Noble Entertainment, Future Film and Star Media Entertainment for Scandinavia and Rosebud for Greece.

“On the Road” has already been picked up by Icon (U.K., Australia), Cineart (Benelux), Telemuenchen (Germany, Austria), Medusa (Italy), Filmcoopi (Switzerland), and Falcon (Middle East).

Francis Ford Coppola produced via his San Francisco-based American Zoetrope. Salles’ Rio de Janeiro-based Videofilmes and the U.K.’s Film4 co-produced.

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