Casting: Anozie, McCarthy, Teller, Hudgens

Jack Ryan
Nonso Anozie (“Game of Thrones,” “The Grey”) has signed on for a role in Kenneth Branagh’s currently shooting “Jack Ryan” reboot at Paramount Pictures.

The story goes back to Ryan’s post-Marine/pre-CIA analyst days. Little is known about Anozie’s role aside from his character being named Embee. [Source: Black Film]

The Hangover Part III
Melissa McCarthy is in discussions to play a small role in Warners’ “The Hangover Part III” depending upon her schedule.

Production is currently under way but there’s no details on McCarthy’s potential role. [Source: Variety]

Two Night Stand
Miles Teller, Analeigh Tipton and Jessica Szohr are set to star in Max Nichols’ indie romantic comedy “Two Night Stand” at Demarest Films. Shooting kicks off mid-October in New York City.

The story centers on a pair of 20-something strangers who awaken after an ill-advised one-night stand to find themselves snowed in by a blizzard that’s put all of Manhattan on ice. Trapped together, they’re forced to get to know each other far better than any anonymous bed partners should. [Source: THR]

The Great Migration
Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Ashley Benson and “Big Time Rush” members Kendall Schmidt and Logan Henderson have all signed on voice characters in the indie animated feature “The Great Migration”.

The story follows a predator whose altered state proves to be a threat to the local ecosystem. All of the actors will also contribute to the film’s soundtrack. [Source: EW]