Martial artist Tony Jaa to star in MONSTER HUNTER

Tony Jaa (Pic. Courtesy: zhangziyi.galeon)

 Thai actor and martial artist Tony Jaa has joined actress Milla Jovovich in MONSTER HUNTER.

According to, the film is an adaption of the Capcom video game. The game revolves around the armed players taking on characters who track and kill monsters.

Jovovich is playing a character named Artemis while Jaa is ostensibly the movie's male lead, a man simply called The Hunter.

Being helmed by Paul W.S. Anderson, MONSTER HUNTER also features actors T.I. Harris and Ron Perlman. The shooting will begin next month in South Africa.