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FX Orders Drama ‘A Teacher’

Ten Episodes of the Limited Series Ordered

FX Networks has ordered “A Teacher,” a limited series based on Hannah Fidell’s feature film of the same name and starring Kate Mara and Nick Robinson.The 10-episode limited series is being produced by FX Productions.
The logline: “A Teacher” explores the story behind the mugshot of a female high school teacher caught in an affair with her male student, revealing the complexities and consequences of these illegal relationships. Mara (“Pose,” “House of Cards”) and Robinson (“Love, Simon”) star respectively as “Claire,” a popular young teacher at a suburban Texas high school, and “Eric,” an all-American high school senior.
The limited series is written and directed by Fidell (“The Long Dumb Road,” “6 Years, A Teacher”), who will also serve as an executive producer along with Michael Costigan (“Brokeback Mountain,” “American Gangster”) and Jason Bateman of Aggregate Films (“Ozark,” “Outsider”), Danny Brocklehurst (“Safe,” “Ordinary Lies”) and Kate Mara.