Dunst joins Walter Salles’ On the Road Kirsten Dunst has joined the cast of director Walter Salles’ On the Road. Based on the famous novel by Jack Kerouac, the book chronicles Kerouac’s years travelling North America with Neal Cassidy. Kerouac dubbed himself ‘Sal Paradise’ and Cassidy ‘Dean Moriarty’ in the Beat Generation classic. Dunst joins actors Garrett Heldund, Kristen Stewart and Sam Riley in the movie. Production begins in August.