The trailer and poster for director Craig Zisk’s romantic comedy The English Teacher have come online and can be viewed below. The May 17 release stars Julianne Moore, Greg Kinnear, Nathan Lane, Michael Angarano, Lily Collins and Nikki Blonsky.
In the film, Linda Sinclair (Moore) is a 40-year-old unmarried high school English teacher in the small town of Kingston, PA. Her simple life turns an unexpected page when former student Jason Sherwood (Michael Angarano) returns home after trying to make it as a playwright in New York. On the verge of abandoning art and pressured by his father (Greg Kinnear), to face reality and go to law school, Linda decides to mount his playa dark, angst-ridden, ambitious workas a Kingston High production, with flamboyant drama teacher Carl Kapinas (Nathan Lane) directing. Now well out of her comfort zone, Linda takes further risks in life and love, the stage is set for a highly comic downfall. With the play, her reputation, and teaching career on the line, Linda finds an unlikely ally in herself. Amidst the ruins of her formerly perfect life, can she find a way to her own unique storybook ending?