Paramount’s big-budget adaption of video game Sonic the Hedgehog is expected to film in Ladysmith on Vancouver Island for a week-and-a-half in September.
James Marsden is the Green Hills Sheriff.
James Marsden and Tika Sumpter will co-star with the computer-generated hedgehog — who travels at the speed of sound — in this live-action/animated movie which has budgeted $7 million for the 8-to-11-day Ladysmith shoot.
“We searched all over B.C. and have chosen Ladysmith as our hero town for our movie,” location manager Abraham Fraser told the Nanaimo News Bulletin.
Update: Technical Survey crew in Ladysmith on July 10th.