Casting News: Hive, Watch, Teacher

The Hive
Director Joel Schumacher reportedly wants Halle Berry for his new thriller “The Hive” which aims to begin shooting in February. Berry herself is said to be keen but nothing has been signed as yet.

Richard D’Ovidio penned the script which follows a female emergency line operator who, in trying to help a young girl, comes up against a killer from her own past. [Source: Coming Soon]

Neighborhood Watch
Billy Crudup is in negotiations to join the cast of the Akiva Schaffer-directed sci-fi comedy “Neighborhood Watch” at 20th Century Fox.

Crudup will play a character described as a creepy and weird neighbor in this comedy of a group of suburban dads who uncover an alien plot to destroy the world. [Source: Heat Vision]

The English Teacher
Michael Angarano has joined Craig Zisk’s indie comedy “The English Teacher” for Artina Films.

Julianne Moore stars as a high school English teacher whose life is upended when a former student (Angarano) returns to her small town after failing as a playwright in New York. [Source: Variety]