Dev Patel to star opposite Pamela Anderson

London: Dev Patel is set to star opposite Pamela Anderson in a short film, The Commuter.

The 20-year-old actor - who is dating his Slumdog Millionaire co-star Freida Pinto - takes on the lead role in the film.

The short film also features Ed Westwick in the cast.

The film will be shot entirely in mobile HD on the Nokia N8 smartphone and will be shown online after receiving a London premiere, reports the Mirror.

Dev won`t be filming scenes with ex-Baywatch star Pam, who is seen lying in bed in the film.

Two film fans have won the chance to appear alongside the Hollywood stars in the production.

Brothers Edward and Rory McHenry, who have just finished work on their first feature film, Jackboots On Whitehall, starring Ewan McGregor and Rosamund Pike, are directing the flick.