The End of the Tour Movie

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Who's Involved:

Jason Segel, Ron Livingston, Anna Chlumsky, David Kanter, Jesse Eisenberg, Joan Cusack, Mamie Gummer, James Ponsoldt, Mickey Sumner, Matt DeRoss, Donald Margulies

Release Date:

Friday, July 31, 2015 (New York / Los Angeles)

Rating: R

Runtime: 1 hr, 46 m

Plot: What's the story about?

The film is based on the true events of a four-day long interview conducted by Rolling Stone Magazine writer, David Lipsky with acclaimed author David Foster Wallace. The interview took place in the final days of Wallace’s 1996 book tour promoting his landmark novel, “Infinite Jest.” The road movie is an extended dramatic and comedic conversation between the two men exploring women, depression, writing, success and jealousy.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

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    ... David Lipsky's Editor

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    ... Betsy

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Crew: Who's making The End of the Tour

A look at the The End of the Tour behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director James Ponsoldt last directed The Circle and Smashed. The film's writer Donald Margulies last wrote Achates McNeil.


Donald Margulies


Matt DeRoss
David Kanter




Production Company

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Production: What we know about The End of the Tour

Key Facts

  1. Based on the book "Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip With David Foster Wallace" by David Lipsky. True story.

Filming Timeline

On or about May 12, 2015, the film was in Completed status.

On or about March 10, 2014, the film was in Production status.

Currently filming in Grand Rapids, Michigan and surrounding communities.

On or about December 12, 2013, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Production is scheduled to begin in February 2014.

The End of the Tour Release Date: When was it released?

The End of the Tour was released in 2015 on Friday, July 31, 2015 (New York / Los Angeles release). There were 11 other movies released on the same date, including Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, Southpaw and The Seventh Dwarf.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

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