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Dev Patel needed convincing to join cast of indie film 'Road Within'
Dev Patel needed convincing to join cast of indie film 'Road Within'

Dev Patel read Gren Wells' script for "The Road Within" and instantly liked it -- but he was also terrified. The indie film, which premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival last week, follows Vincent Rhodes (played by Robert Sheehan), a young man with Tourette's syndrome, after his estranged father (Robert Patrick) puts him in a treatment center. There he meets his roommate Alex (Patel), who has obsessive compulsive disorder, and Marie (Zoe Kravitz), who has anorexia.   “I have a knack for talking myself out of a good project,” Patel, known for his role in the 2009 Oscar-winning “Slumdog Millionaire,” said in an...

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