How is the relationship between teacher and student? We all know the relationship between teacher and student is pure and deeply inspirational relationship; a student should respect their teacher. A teacher can be friendly with the student, but they can’t be friends. But what happens when this professional relationship turned into a love story?
In TV series and movies, the teacher and student engage in a romantic relationship either portrayed as “not acceptable by the society or shows the evil side of the character”. But the upcoming series ‘A Teacher’ released on streaming service FX on Hulu explores the reality and depth of the relationship.
The miniseries are the adaptation of Hannah Fidell’s 2013 movie of the same name. She’ll be joined by Mara, Michael Costigan and Jason Bateman, and Danny Brocklehurst. The series stars Kate Mara and Nick Robinson in the lead role in series.
A Teacher is the complex drama series that explores the illicit sexual affair between Claire Wilson, a young teacher at suburban Texas high school, and her student, Eric Walker.
A Teacher consists of 10 episodes series; the first 3 episodes are now available to binge-watch on November 10, 2020, on Hulu.
What is the plot of the series?
The series revolves around Claire who is the new teacher at Westbrook High School in Texas. Claire is thirty and being married to the love of her college Matt to whom she is trying to have a baby and her life seems isn’t perfect. But she is not interested in the baby and living a life like all his married friends.
Matt is mostly out of the town due to his work and being not aware of her pleasure and desires. She feels alone and her levels of frustration increases that make her take a bold step and brings self-destruction for herself.
Her life changed when Eric, a teenage student in her English class takes an interest in her. Eric is a popular and outgoing boy who is working hard to get admission into his dream school, the University of Texas.
He is popular and captain of the soccer team. Clair seems to be impressed due to his determined nature and being more mature and sensible than his friend.
Claire and Eric discover some strong indisputable connection that makes them escape from their lives because of the damage in the wake of their illicit affair that couldn’t possibly hide between friends and family.
What complexity and consequences Clair and Eric faced when their illicit relationship will come in front of family and friends?
What is the cast of the series?
The series ensemble the brilliant and talented characters in Fidell directorial. The series revolves around the two main characters Kate Mare as Clair and Nick Robinson as Eric.
Kate Mare is Claire, who is the new teacher at Westbrook High School in Texas. She engages and made an illicit relationship with some 18-year-old boy Eric. She looks bold, charming, and loved her complex character as a teacher. The Emmy Nominee, kate Mara known for playing reporter Zoe Barnes in the Netflix political drama House of Cards, computer analyst Shari Rothenberg in the Fox thriller series 24 in 2006, and Ben Harmon’s vengeful mistress Hayden McClaine in the FX miniseries American Horror Story: Murder House in 2011.
Nick Robinson is Eric, who is popular and captain of the soccer team. His goal to get admission into his dream school, the University of Texas. He is working hard for his goal, juggles his part-time job, and the responsible brother who is taking care of his sibling. He builds some undeniable relationship with his teacher Clair allows them to escape his duties. As a child, he appeared in the 2008 stage productions of A Christmas Carol and Mame, following which he starred in the television sitcom Melissa & Joey.
Along with others cast including Ashley Zukerman, Shane Harper, Dylan Schmid, Adam David Thomson, Camila Perez as supporting actors.
Where to watch series A Teacher?
The 10-episode limited series produced by FX Productions and will be available exclusively on FX on Hulu. The first three episodes of “A Teacher” released November 10 on FX on Hulu. The rest of the episodes will come on a weekly basis.
FX on Hulu shows are now a part of the Hulu streaming library. Included with every subscription at no additional charge.