Glee star Chris Colfer is set to play gay playwright Noel Coward in an upcoming biopic.

The Golden Globe winner is set to portray a younger version of the acclaimed writer, composer and director in a film tentatively titled Noel, according to movie news website

British acting legends Vanessa Redgrave, Sir Ian MCKellen and Jonathan Pryce are also in talks to join the film, which will focus on Coward's early years and feature the people who influenced his storied career.