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Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segal in a New Film About David Foster Wallace

posted by Nell Minow

David Foster Wallace was the brilliant writer who struggled with depression and committed suicide in 2008 at age 46.  Jason Segal will play Wallace in an upcoming film called “The End of the Tour,” with Jesse Eisenberg as a Rolling Stone reporter accompanying Wallace on a 1996 book tour.  The script is based on Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace by David Lipsky and the film will be directed by “The Spectacular Now’s” James Ponsoldt.

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