Meg Ryan is in talks to star in the drama "Long Time Gone."
According to Variety, producer Sarah Siegel-Magness ("Precious") will make her directorial debut on the film.
The film is based on the novel "Angel, Angel" by April Stevens.
Karen McCullah wrote the adaptation.
The film centers on a damaged family that begins the healing process upon the arrival of the girlfriend of the youngest son at their home.
Bobbi Sue Luther, Gary Magness and McCullah are producing through Magness' Smokewood Entertainment.
Andrew Sugerman and Seth Jaret are executive producing.
Production begins in the fall.
Ryan was recently in "Serious Moonlight" and "The Women."