Steve Coogan and Catherine Keener are all set to star in Hamlet 2. According to Variety, it will be Eric Eisner's first film under his new company banner L+E Productions. Andy Fleming has been hired to direct the project.

The film will follow the adventures of a teacher who tries to save his school's drama department by writing and producing a sequel to Hamlet. Hamlet 2 will be co-written by Fleming and Hot Rod's Pam Brady.

The film begins shooting September 17th in New Mexico. It will most likely be released in the fall of 2008.

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