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David Foster Wallace role finds Jason Segel in his own moment of transition

David Foster Wallace role finds Jason Segel in his own moment of transition

The role as author David Foster Wallace seems to have come at just the right moment for Jason Segel. The casting of Jesse Eisenberg as a brainy New York writer-type probably struck no one as a surprise, but from the moment it was first announced to the Sundance premiere, the casting of Segel as a much-cherished literary figure raised many an eyebrow. Photos that made their way online during production were pored over for hints to his performance. As an article on the website the A.V. Club asked: Would Segel's performance be Philip Seymour Hoffman as Truman Capote or Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs? SIGN UP for the free Indie Focus movies newsletter >> "The End of the...

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