Shooting started this week on Silent Hill,the Samuel Hadida-produced adaptation of the hit horror video game.

SeanBean, Laurie Holden, Deborah Kara Unger, Kim Coates and Jodelle Ferland, the young star of Terry Gilliam's Tideland, havejoined Radha Mitchell in the cast of the Canada-France co-production.

Principalphotography started on Monday in Canada, with Christophe Gans directing from ascreenplay by Roger Avary. Hadida, who is producing with Don Carmody, developedthe film through his Davis Films with the game's creators, Konami Corporation.

Tri-Star Pictures will release the film in the US. Hadida's Metropolitan Filmexport hasretained all French speaking rights and is working with Focus Features oninternational sales and marketing.