Daniel Gillies has been cast asthe male lead opposite Elisha Cuthbert in Roland Joffe's kidnap thriller Captivity, which began filming yesterday [Jun 1] in Moscow'sMosfilm Studios.

Pruitt Taylor Vince, Michael Harney, Laz Alonso and newcomerChrysta Olsen round out the key cast in the story of two strangers who fall inlove after they are taken captive by a serial killer.

The Foresight Unlimited/Ramco Films co-production is beingproduced by Mark Damon and Gary Mehlman along with Leonid Minkovski and SergeiKonov.

Jill Gatsby, Alexandra Mehlmanand Foresight's vice president of production and acquisitions Tamara StuparichDe La Barra are serving as co-producers. De La Barra will oversee productionfor Foresight.

Gillies, who appeared in Bride & Prejudice and Spider-Man 2, is represented by Jimmy Cundiff at UTA,Ben Levine at Evolution Entertainment, and Karl Austen at Jackoway.

Foresight is handling domesticrights and Peter Hoffman's Seven Arts is representing international sales.