Angarano books ‘English Teacher’

Indie pic stars Julianne Moore

After romancing Uma Thurman in “Ceremony,” Michael Angarano is taking on another indie comedy’s young romantic lead, as he’s set to star opposite Julianne Moore in Craig Zisk’s “The English Teacher.”

Artina Films is producing the pic, which written by Dan and Stacy Chariton.

Moore stars 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. Angarano will play the sensitive scribe, who the protag finds herself falling for.

Nathan Lane co-stars in the pic, which is being produced by Artina’s Naomi Despres, Robert Salerno and Matthew Chausse, as well as Ben LeClair. Ron Curtis is exec producing and Kim Fox of Inferno Entertainment is handling international sales.

Angarano, who recently wrapped the Juno Temple-led indie “The Brass Teapot,” next stars in Steven Soderbergh’s “Haywire.” In addition to Kevin Smith’s “Red State,” thesp recently appeared in Fox Searchlight’s “The Art of Getting By.”

Angarano is repped by UTA.

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