The film is an adaptation of Zeller's stage play of the same name. He will direct the project from a screenplay he co-wrote with Christopher Hampton, reported Variety.
Olivia Williams has also joined the film.
Hopkins will portray the eponymous character, a mischievous and highly independent man who, as he ages, refuses all assistance from his daughter Anne (Colman).
Yet such help has becomes essential, following Anne's decision to move to Paris with her partner. As Anne's father tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality as if the world, for a moment, has ceased to be logical.
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