Julianne Moore and Greg Kinnear are set to star in the indie comedy The English Teacher. The film will mark the feature directorial debut of TV helmer Craig Zisk (Weeds, Nip/Tuck), with a script by Dan and Stacy Chariton. Variety reports that the story centers on a high school English teacher (Moore) whose life takes a turn when a former star student returns after failing as a playwright in New York City. No word on Kinnear’s role, but I’m assuming he won’t be playing the student as Moore would have been two years old when he was born. The flick starts production next month in New York. Moore recently wrapped her role as Sarah Palin in Jay Roach’s HBO movie Game Change.