We have a couple casting news stories in one handy article for your viewing pleasure. First up, Production Weekly reports [via The Playlist] that Little Miss Sunshine directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris may finally be moving forward with The Abstinence Teacher and that Steve Carell and Sandra Bullock are attached to lead. The movie is based off Tom Perrotta’s sex-ed novel of the same name and “revolves around a divorced sex education teacher in middle America who is at odds with the town’s more conservative groups. At the same time, she finds herself falling for her daughter’s born-again soccer coach.” Perrotta is still attached to write the script. However, Dayton and Faris, while still on board to direct, are currently at work on the comedy Will, which was written by Demetri Martin, stars Zach Galifianakis and Paul Rudd, and is being produced by Adam McKay and Will Ferrell.
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