The story centers around a married couple (Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones) who try and rekindle their relationship by seeking therapy from an unorthodox guru (Steve Carell). Ben Rappaport will play the married couple's son.
David Frankel will direct Great Hope Springs from a screenplay by Vanessa Taylor. Mandate Pictures is financing while Sony will release Great Hope Springs in North America. Lionsgate will handle international sales.
A concrete release date has not been determined yet, although the studios are eyeing a fourth quarter 2012 premiere.