FX Networks has set the premiere date for A Teacher, a new half-hour limited series from Hannah Fidell, starring Kate Mara and Nick Robinson. The 10-episode half-hour limited series will premiere exclusively on FX on Hulu on Tuesday, November 10 with the first three episodes. A new episode will premiere on the Tuesday of each subsequent week.
Examining the complexities and consequences of an illegal relationship, A Teacher follows the story of Claire Wilson (Kate Mara), a young teacher at a suburban Texas high school who begins an affair with her student, Eric Walker (Nick Robinson).
Beautiful and quietly enigmatic, Claire is the newest teacher at Westerbrook High School. Dissatisfied in her marriage to her college sweetheart Matt Mitchell (Ashley Zukerman), distant from her brother Nate Wilson (Adam David Thompson) and desperate for connection, she quickly befriends fellow teacher, Kathryn Sanders (Marielle Scott). Claire’s life changes when Eric, a charming all-American senior in her English class, takes an unexpected interest in her. Popular and outgoing, Eric is the captain of the soccer team and nearly inseparable from his best friends, Logan Davis (Shane Harper) and Josh Smith (Dylan Schmid). Everything seems perfect on the surface, but Eric is forced to juggle the pressures of school, applying for college and a part-time job, all while helping take care of his two younger brothers so his mother Sandy (Rya Ingrid Kihlstedt) can support the family. Claire and Eric discover an undeniable connection that allows them to escape their individual realities, but their relationship accelerates faster than either could anticipate. The permanent damage left in the wake of Claire and Eric’s illicit affair becomes impossible for them, and their friends and family, to ignore.
A Teacher is created by Hannah Fidell, who also serves as writer, director and executive producer. Kate Mara, Michael Costigan and Jason Bateman of Aggregate Films, Louise Shore and Danny Brocklehurst also executive produce. The 10-episode limited series is produced by FX Productions and will be available exclusively on FX on Hulu.
About FX Networks
FX Networks is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM, the video on-demand app FXNOW, and the streaming hub FX on HULU that features exclusive FX series, next day access to current FX and FXX series, and FX Networks’ library of legacy series. FX on Hulu exclusive series include Devs, Mrs. America and the upcoming A Teacher, The Old Man, Y: The Last Man and American Horror Stories.
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