Julianne Moore and Greg Kinnear have inked a deal with Artina Films' to star in the upcoming indie comedy The English Teacher, directed by Craig Zisk.

The film follows high school English teacher Linda Sinclair, whose life is upended when a former star pupil returns to her small town after failing miserably as a playwright in New York.

Naomi Despres, Robert Salerno and Matthew E. Chausse are set to produce with Ben LeClair.

Production starts next month in New York.