The story centers on Julianne Moore's title character, a passionate teacher who convinces her former star pupil (Michael Angarano) to put on his unproduced play at the high school. Lily Collins will portray a popular student who clashes with the teacher. Nathan Lane and Greg Kinnear also star.
Craig Zisk is directing The English Teacher from a screenplay by Dan Chariton and Stacy Chariton. Production is scheduled to start later this week in New York City.