Frank Langella and Lauren Ambrose will topline the indie pic “Starting out in the Evening,” to be helmed by Andrew Wagner.
Pic is a bigscreen adaptation of the novel by Brian Morton.
Adrian Lester will also star in the project, which follows a writer whose world is shaken when an ambitious grad student convinces him that she can use her thesis to bring him back into the lit world spotlight.
Cinetic Media head John Sloss is exec producing the pic, which was adapted by Wagner with Fred Parnes.
Gary Winick, Jake Abraham and Nancy Israel are producing for the Gotham-based digital prod banner InDigEnt.
Pic is skedded to begin lensing Feb 6.
Langella most recently starred in Warner Independent’s “Good Night, and Good Luck.” He also co-stars in the upcoming “Superman Returns” for Warner Bros.