Matt Ross will direct the film, which co-stars Academy Award nominee Viggo Mortensen ("Eastern Promises," "The Lord of the Rings").
The film follows an idealistic father who tries to assimilate back into society after living off the grid for a decade in the Pacific Northwest with his children.
Langella is a three-time Tony Award winner for Seascape, Fortune's Fool and Frost/Nixon. He has also performed onstage in Dracula, Match and Man and Boy. The Academy Award nominee's film credits include "Frost Nixon," "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps," "Good Night, and Good Luck" and "Diary of a Mad Housewife."