Paul Newman and Robert Redford on-screen efforts in Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid and The Sting are rightfully regarded as two of the best dual leading performances in the history of cinema. And it turns out that we almost got a third film with the pair of acting titans.
Sep 01, 2015
A Walk In The Woods Would Have Starred Paul Newman
Little Miss Sunshine's and former Star Wars: Episode VII screenwriter Michael Arndt adapted the script from Bull Bryson's best-selling memoir A Walk In The Woods: Rediscovering the Appalachian Trail. The movie will star Redford as the author, an American who after spending many years abroad in England decides to reacquaint himself with the glory of the United States by traversing the Appalachian Trail with an ornery old high school friend (Nolte).
Nov 01, 2013
Borat Helmer Replaces Robert Redford On A Walk In The Woods
Adapted by celebrated Little Miss Sunshine scribe Michael Arndt, A Walk in the Woods will be a comedy that follows an aging author (Redford) seeking to reinvigorate himself and his career with a treacherous trek of the Appalachian Trail along with his out of shape, alcoholic childhood pal (Nolte). There's no news on when this comedy might kick into production.
May 09, 2013
Robert Redford Replacing Richard Linklater For A Walk In The Woods
A Walk in the Woods will feature Redford playing Bryson and Nick Nolte playing Bryson’s recovering alcoholic friend Stephen Katz as the two men share various observations about the entirety of the world around them as they make the 2,100 mile trek. Considering the beginning of Linklater’s career was filled with existential dialogue-driven films, this seems like a perfect fit on all fronts.
Apr 04, 2013
Richard Linklater Will Direct A Walk In The Woods For Robert Redford
Of course, it's not Redford who will be the main appeal of the movie-- it's Nolte, an unpredictable but still plenty talented actor who has popped up in a handful of comedies in the last few years, like Arthur and Tropic Thunder
Jun 02, 2011
Robert Redford And Nick Nolte Could Go On A Walk In The Woods