Terry Zwigoff has been brought on to direct and co-write the film, Happy Days for Johnny Depp's production company, Infinitum Nihil and Graham King's Initial Entertainment Group.

The film is an adaptation of the French novel by Laurent Graff about a thirtysomething man who decides to leave his wife and children and check himself into a rest home. The Hollywood Reporter adds there, he develops a special bond with an old woman suffering from terminal cancer, taking her on a special journey as her last wish.

Terry Zwigoff will co-write Happy Days with Jerry Stahl. No word on a production schedule for the film.