Billy Ray wrote the screenplay and Good Universe’s Joe Drake and Nathan Kahane will executive produce alongside John Middleton and Roy Lee.

Frankel’s credits include The Devil Wears Prada. Spencer Wong will oversee the project for Good Universe and Adam Borba for Whitaker Entertainment. 

Departure is inspired by Martin Caidin’s Ghosts Of The Air and follows an investigator of aviation phenomena with a personal stake in a case.