Eragon on Film

Filming for the epic fantasy adventure, Eragon, based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Christopher Paolini, is scheduled to begin in August in Budapest, Hungary.

The movie is set for release on June 16, 2006. A world-wide casting search for the title role ended with the selection of newcomer Ed Speleers. Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich, and Djimon Hounsou are said to be in negotiations for key roles. Sienna Guillory will star as Arya.