Director Gren Wells discusses The Road Within on iTalk Movies

iTalk movies is a long-form interview series featuring leading members of the film community. In this episode, host Megan Salinas interviews the director of The Road Within, Gren Wells in studio on the Popcorn Talk Network. The Road Within: A young man with Tourette’s Syndrome embarks on a road trip with his recently-deceased mother’s ashes. Gren Wells was born in Louisville, Kentucky, and raised in Greenwich, Connecticut. After attending Manhattanville College in Purchase, New York, Wells moved to New York City, where she starred in six indie films over a two-year span, one of which, Man About Town, won Best Short Film at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival. After moving to Los Angeles, Wells became a stand-up comic and wrote her first feature script, A Little Bit of Heaven. Her first script, A Little Bit of Heaven, was sold to 20th Century Fox. This script later found a home at The Film Department and starred Kate Hudson, Gael Garcia Bernal, Kathy Bates, Whoopi Goldberg, Rosemarie DeWitt, Lucy Punch, Romany Malco, and Peter Dinklage. Her second film, The Road Within, is Wells’ directorial debut. After premiering at the Los Angeles Film Festival it was acquired by Well Go USA. It stars Zoe Kravitz, Dev Patel, Robert Sheehan, Robert Patrick and Kyra Sedgwick and is scheduled for theatrical release on April 17, 2015.   @ThePopcornTalk @TheMenguin @Grendola