Richard Jenkins, John Magaro, Michael Weston and Elizabeth Reaser are all joining the indie love story “Liberal Arts” for Tom Sawyer Entertainment reports Variety.
“HappyThankYouMorePlease” star/director Josh Radnor plays Jesse Fisher, a 35-year-old admissions worker at a Gotham college who visits his liberal arts alma mater in Ohio where a 19-year-old student named Zibby (Elizabeth Olsen) tries to romance him.
Jenkins will play Jesse’s favorite college professor who introduces Jesse to Zibby’s family, Magaro will play a depressed college student who befriends Jesse, Weston will play one of his NYC friends, and Reaser will play a bookstore employee and potential love interest for Jesse.
Radnor wrote the script while Jesse Hara is producing. Shooting kicks off in June.