Paramount’s live-action/animated adaption of video game Sonic the Hedgehog starts filming today in Vancouver.

The Sonic movie (working title Casino Night) has a major shoot planned for Ladysmith later on.

Related: Sonic the Hedgehog Plans  $7-Million Shoot in Ladysmith this September.

Filming dates: July 30th to September 26th.

What’s it about?

Sonic the Hedgehog and his pals Tails and Knuckles team up to stop Dr. Eggman Robotnik’s plan for world dominaton.

Jim Carrey is Dr. Eggman Robotnik.

James Marsden is the Green Hills Sheriff.

Neal H. Moritz and Deadpool director Tim Miller are producing.

The live action/animation adaption is written by Evan Susser, Van Robichaux, Patrick Casey and Josh Miller and will be directed by Jeff Fowler.

Here’s photo of early filming via @Jen_Eggleston.

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