In that time, Madigan found Rogers to be much more than the calm and compassionate personality of television. He was a person of unique human greatness who embodied love, compassion and wisdom his every waking moment. He was the transcendent being who guided Madigan through periods of life-threatening depression and the tragic death of a sibling and helped him heal his difficult relationship with his father."
Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster (The Motel Life) wrote the adapted screenplay, with Peter Saraf and Marc Turtletaub producing and financing through their Big Beach Films company. Youree Henley is also producing. No production schedule was given.
Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris made their feature directorial debut with the critically-acclaimed Little Miss Sunshine in 2006, which they followed up with Ruby Sparks last year.