Peter Chelsom will direct the German/Canadian comedic drama, set to begin shooting in January.

The Solution Entertainment Group is handling sales on the German/Canadian co-production, which as previously announced stars Simon Pegg, Rosamund Pike and Christopher Plummer as well as a cameo by Marianne Sägebrecht.

Maria von Heland, Chelsom and Tinker Lindsay adapted François Lelord’s novel about a psychiatrist who embarks on a search for contentment.

Judy Tossell produces for Egoli Tossell Film and Christine Haebler for Screen Siren Pictures. Jens Meurer and Trish Dolman are the executive producers.

Wild Bunch Germany is co-producing and will distribute in German-speaking Europe and eOne has acquired all rights for Canada. UTA represents US rights.