BAD TEACHER, CBS, Sara Gilbert
Sara Gilbert, current co-host of THE TALK, has officially been tapped for CBS' upcoming adaptation of the 2011 film BAD TEACHER, Deadline has confirmed.
The series follows Meredith Davis (Ari Graynor), a recent divorcee who decides to become a teacher in order to land a new husband. Gilbert will take on the role of "Irene, a shy, introverted drama and English teacher who, when activated, can be a bit intense."
David Alan Grier has also been tapped to join the pilot, playing the principal of the school.
The project comes from Hilary Winston (COMMUNITY, HAPPY ENDINGS) who will write the script and serve as executive producer. Original screenwriters Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky are also on board for the pilot.
For the original report, head on over to Deadline.
Sara Gilbert is best known for her role as Darlene Conner in the long-running series "Roseanne," which garnered her two Emmy nominations. Her additional television credits include roles on "ER," "Twins," "24," "Will & Grace," "Grey's Anatomy," "Law & Order: SVU" and "Private Practice," as well as "Welcome to New York," "The Big Bang Theory" and "The Class" on the Network. She has appeared in films such as "Poison Ivy," "Riding in Cars with Boys," "Desert Blue," "Light It Up," "The Big Tease" and "High Fidelity." A Magna Cum Laude graduate of Yale University with a degree in Art, Gilbert made her directorial debut with the critically acclaimed short film "Persona Non Grata." Gilbert has exhibited her photographs in New York City at Paul Morris Gallery and at the Deutsche Guggenheim Museum in Berlin. She lives in Los Angeles with her family.
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