Faith Based actor Luke Barnett is about to star in Teacher’s Pet, the fourth characteristic from author and director Noam Kroll.
Launch Releasing will finance, produce and distribute the indie set to start out manufacturing in Los Angeles in early January 2024. The mission signed a SAG-AFTRA interim settlement simply earlier than the Hollywood actors strike ended.
A Funny or Die common, Barnett co-wrote, acted in and produced Faith Based, a satire on the Christian movie trade, which was toplined by Jason Alexander, Lance Reddick and Margaret Cho. He additionally produced Your Lucky Day, which starred the late Angus Cloud.
Barnett will seem within the fourth season of AppleTV+’s sci-fi drama For All Mankind and the indies Tapawingo, reverse Jon Heder, and Tonic, with Lori Petty.
Teacher’s Pet is about to painting a malevolent new highschool instructor with a sinister previous who turns into disturbingly fixated on an excellent feminine scholar. As he unveils his true sociopathic nature, the young lady is pressured to navigate a treacherous battle of wits to outlive highschool.
Launch Releasing’s founder and CEO Sheldon Brigman will produce Teacher’s Pet with Richard Handley, Kroll, Kayli Fortun and Brian Hanson. Barnett, Brigman, Kelby Thwaits and Charles Bunce will govt produce.
“We’re so excited that Luke is bringing his considerable creative talents to our film and team. We’ve been blown away by Luke’s approach to this complex character and can’t wait to bring this multi-layered and powerful thriller to audiences,” Brigman mentioned in a press release on Monday.
Barnett is repped by Reign, Stride Management and legal professional Chris Abramson.