The story centers on freelance photographer Dennis Stock (Robert Pattinson), who was commissioned by Life Magazine to photograph movie star James Dean (Dane DeHaan) on a journey from Los Angeles to New York, chronicling their growing friendship along the way. Joel Edgerton is portraying Magnum Photography editor John Morris, who brokered the deal with Life Magazine for the photos. Ben Kingsley and Alessandra Mastronardi also star in this drama based on a true story.
Anton Corbijn is directing from a screenplay by Luke Davies (Candy), with See-Saw Films' Iain Canning and Emile Sherman producing alongside First Generation Films' Christina Piovesan.
Joel Edgerton recently wrapped shooting on Exodus and Midnight Special, and he starts shooting Black Mass in the near future.