Facebook LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Advertisement Advertisement Twitter Advertisement Login/Register With: TWEETSFirst day of filming on Sonic, in Ladysmith, BC, starring Jim Carrey, James Marsden, Neal McDonough and Tika Sumpter. First Avenue has been turned into Main Street, USA, with fake restaurant and post office fronts, complete with blue mailboxes and American flags. #SonicMovie pic.twitter.com/W7XZykc212— Kelly J. Crawford (@keldruzod) September 14, 2018By Susan Gittins | Hollywood North Buzz Ladysmith, BC is ready for its closeup as Green Hills, Montana, in the Sonic the Hedgehog movie.Filming in the Vancouver Island town began last Friday inside the Ladysmith Inn. Tomorrow is the first day out on the Main Street.What’s Sonic about? Sonic the Hedgehog (voiced by Ben Schwartz) and his pals Tails and Knuckles team up to stop Dr. Eggman Robotnik’s plan for world dominaton.Cast: James Marsden, Tika Sumpter and Jim Carrey.James Marsden is Tom Wachowski, a sarcastic cop who befriends Sonic.Jim Carrey is Dr. Eggman Robotnik.Paramount’s live-action/animated Sonic has budgeted $7 million for the 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.