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Slumdog Millionare actor Dev Patel to work with Robert Sheehan in The Road Within

The story is about a man with Tourette's syndrome who goes on a road trip.

Written by PTI | London |
June 4, 2013 3:29:02 pm

Actors Robert Sheehan,Dev Patel and Zoe Kravitz will star in comedy drama The Road Within,about a man with Tourette’s who goes on a road trip.

Directed by debutante Gren Wells,the movie centres on a young man (Sheehan) with Tourette’s syndrome,who,when his mother dies,is placed in a residential home by his father. He breaks out of the facility with two fellow patients – an anorexic girl (Kravitz) and his OCD roommate (Patel) – to scatter his mother’s ashes in the ocean.

The road trip movie was written by Wells and is adapted from the German film,’Will Meer’,reported Deadline.

Sheehan,whose breakout role was in hit E4 drama Misfits,will also star in the big screen adaptation of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones alongside Lily Collins.

Like Sheehan,Patel found fame in an E4 teen drama,playing Anwar Kharral in Skins. He is currently starring on HBO drama The Newsroom.

Kravitz is currently starring in After Earth,the sci-fi blockbuster starring Will Smith and son Jaden Smith,and will next be seen in Mad Max: Fury Road with Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron.

The Road Within begins production in July.

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