Directors: Sean Penn
Cast: Jan Burres: Catherine Keener; Walt McCandless: William Hurt; Tracy: Kristen Stewart; Billie McCandless: Marcia Gay Harden; Wayne Westerberg: Vince Vaughn; Christopher McCandless: Emile Hirsch; Kevin: Zach Galifianakis; Carine McCandless: Jena Malone; Ron Franz: Hal Holbrook; The Bear: Bart the Bear; Rainey/Marine Coordinator: Brian Dierker; Passerby: Dan Burch; The Beast: Joe Dustin; Announcer: John Jabaley; Thomas: Thure Lindhardt
Taglines: Your great adventure on Alaska.
Storyline: INTO THE WILD is based on a true story and the bestselling book by Jon Krakauer. After graduating from Emory University in 1992, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless (Hirsch) abandons his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.