Stewart will portray a lawyer from Boise, Idaho, who takes a teaching job several hours from her house. After taking the job, Stewart’s character develops a friendship with a local woman who’s auditing her class.
Stewart was seen most recently in Julianne Moore’s “Still Alice.” She recently became the first American actress to win a Cesar at France’s most prominent film awards show for her co-starring role in “Cloud of Sils Maria.”
Neil Kopp and Anish Savjani are producing the Reichardt project, a series of vignettes in a small town in Montana.
Reichardt most recently directed “Night Moves” with Jesse Eisenberg and Dakota Fanning.
Stewart is repped by Gersh.
The news about Stewart was first reported by Deadline.