Based on a book by David Lipsky entitled Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace, the film will tell the story of a five-day road trip that took place at the tail end of David Foster Wallace's "Infinite Jest" tour. The author committed suicide on September 12, 2008.
James Ponsoldt is directing from a script by Donald Margulies. Anonymous Content's Matt DeRoss and David Kanter are producing alongside Modern Man Films' James Dahl. Production is slated to begin early next year.