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FX Sets Cast for Comedy Pilot ‘English Teacher’

FX has found its main cast for the comedy pilot “English Teacher” which was just greenlit last June.

Stephanie Koenig (“Lessons in Chemistry,” “The Offer”), Enrico Colantoni (“Just Shoot Me,” “Station Eleven”), and Julian Sergi (“Ramy,” “War Dogs”) have all joined as series regulars. Carmen Christopher (“The Bear,” “Killing It”), Jordan Firstman (“Big Mouth,” “Ms. Marvel”), Yissendy Trinidad (“Babylon,” “You’re Not Alone”) and Langston Kerman (“Insecure,” “The Boys”) will all appear in recurring roles.

The project hails from executive producers Brian Jordan Alvarez (Will & GraceJane the Virgin) and Paul Simms (What We Do in the ShadowsAtlantaGirlsFlight of the Conchords).

Alvarez will also write and star in the pilot as Evan, a gay high school English teacher in Austin, TX, and his fellow teachers trying to balance the competing demands of the students and their parents in a world where the rules seem to change every day.

According to Variety, Koenig will play Gwendolyn. Colantoni will play Principal Moretti. Sergi will play Markie. Christopher will play Rick. Firstman will play Malcolm. Trinidad will play Estela. Kerman will play Harry.

Production on the project is now underway.

Source: Variety

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