Casting Net: Brittany Snow is back for 'Pitch Perfect 2'
• Brittany Snow is set to reprise her role as Chloe in Pitch Perfect 2, which is already scheduled for a May 15, 2015, release. For those keeping tabs, we know that Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson plan to return as well, and that Elizabeth Banks will direct. The plot is being kept under wraps, but fans can rest easy knowing that Pitch Perfect scribe Kay Cannon is writing the sequel. [THR]
• Thomas Jane (Hung) is set to star in The Veil, a Blumhouse thriller about a woman who returns to the site of a mass religious cult suicide that she witnessed as a child. Jessica Alba (Sin City) is in negotiations to play the part of the woman looking to make a documentary out of her childhood trauma. Phil Joanou (Gridiron Gang) is directing.[THR; THR]
• Dylan Minnette (Prisoners) has joined Sony’s adaptation of R.L. Stine‘s Goosebumps series, starring Jack Black (School of Rock) and Odeya Rush (The Odd Life of Timothy Green). In the film, Minnette’s character Zach moves to Maryland with his family where he discovers his next-door neighbor is R.L. Stine (Black). The demons in Stine’s mind escape and Zach and Hannah (Rush) must work to contain them. Minnette can be seen next in Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. [Deadline]