Michael Angarano has signed on to star in Craig Zisk's indie comedy The English Teacher, starring as the young romantic lead opposite Julianne Moore.

Written by Dan and Stacy Chariton, the film stars Julianne Moore as a high school English teacher whose life is upended when a former student returns to her small town after failing as a playwright in New York. Michael Angarano will play the sensitive scribe, who the protagonist finds herself falling for.

Nathan Lane co-stars in the project. No production date has been set.