Larry Charles has come on board to direct the indie comedy "A Walk In The Woods" with Robert Redford and Nick Nolte starring.
IM Global is selling international territories at the American Film Market. The project had been for sale at Cannes.
The project is adapted by Michael Arndt from Bill Bryson's 1998 book "A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail," which recounts his attempt to walk the Appalachian Trail with a friend.
Redford first acquired the movie rights in 2005. Chris Columbus and Barry Levinson have been in negotiations to direct at various points.
Charles has directed three features starring Sacha Baron Cohen -- "Borat," "Bruno" and "The Dictator." He also directed the documentary "Religulous."
Variety sister site Deadline Hollywood first reported Charles' attachment.
AFM: Robert Redford's 'A Walk In The Woods' Attracts Director Larry Charles
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