Casting News: Knight, Nardo, Street

The Dark Knight Rises
Josh Stewart (FX’s “Dirt,” “Law Abiding Citizen”) has signed on for a role in Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises”.

Stewart’s role is unspecified in the film which is currently shooting in the U.K. [Source: Variety]

Road to Nardo
T.J. Miller (“Cloverfield,” “Unstoppable”) will play one of two roommates who set off on a road trip to save their naked and alone friend in Mexico in the comedy “Road to Nardo” at Sony Pictures.

Miller’s character is a wise-talking young man whose main goals in life are drink, gambling and sex. “The Hangover Part II” writer Scot Armstrong will make his directorial debut on the film. [Source: The Hollywood Reporter]

21 Jump Street
Ellie Kemper has joined the upcoming TV-to-film adaptation “21 Jump Street” which stars Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum as two undercover police officers who head back to high school to thwart a drug ring.

Kemper is playing Ms. Griggs, a chirpy chemistry teacher who experiences sparks with Tatum’s character. Phil Lord and Chris Miller direct from their own screenplay. Shooting is currently underway in New Orleans. [Source: Variety]