EXCLUSIVE: Kyra Sedgwick has been added to the cast of Gren Wells’ The Road Within. Pic follows a young man with Tourette’s (The Mortal Instruments‘ Robert Sheehan) who breaks out of a residential home with an anorexic woman (Zoe Kravitz) and his OCD roommate (Dev Patel) to take his mother’s ashes to the ocean. Sedgwick will play Dr. Mia Rose, who runs the clinic where the trio are patients. Sedgwick is repped by UTA and Impression Entertainment. The Troika Pictures and Coup d’Etat Films production is now filming.
Troika Pictures and Coup d’Etat Films have set Robert Sheehan (The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones), Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire), and Zoe Kravitz (After Earth) in the comedic drama The Road Within, directed by first timer Gren Wells from her own script. Pic follows Vincent (Sheehan), a young man with Tourette’s, whose mother dies leaving him in the care of his estranged politician father. Placed in a residential home while his dad hits the campaign trailer, Vincent breaks out with an anorexic woman (Kravitz) and his OCD roommate (Dev Patel) on a road trip to take his mother’s ashes to the ocean. The Road Within is adapted from the award-winning German film Vincent Will Meer and begins filming July 1 in LA. Sales kicked off at Cannes and Panorama is repping international sales. Bradley Gallo, Robert L. Stein and Michael A. Helfant are producing for Troika Pictures, along with Brent Emery and Guy J. Louthan. Troika’s William Gallo will executive produce with Phillip Cohen as co-executive producer. Wells and Kravitz are repped by Paradigm. Sheehan is repped by UTA. Patel is repped by Magnolia Entertainment and UTA.