Jean-Marc Barr has been cast as Jack Kerouac in writer-director Michael Polish's Big Sur.

Josh Lucas has been cast as Neal Cassady, with Kate Bosworth taking on the role of Billie, a woman linked to both Beat Generation mainstays. The story of Big Sur will cover Jack Kerouac's move from New York to Northern California where he tries to rediscover himself while writing the iconic and groundbreaking novel 'On the Road'.

Other cast members recently added to the cast include Anthony Edwards, Balthazar Getty, Stana Katic, Patrick Fischler, Radha Mitchell, John Robinson, and Henry Thomas.

Big Sur started production earlier this week.