Our earlier report on the film's casting stated that Anderson was set to begin principal photography in September, but, since Summit wants to release the film next summer, Anderson has pushed up production to start in August.
"We recognize the blockbuster potential of The Three Musketeers, so summer 2011 is the ideal window," said executive producer Martin Moskowicz of Constantin Film. "It means we have to start filming a month earlier than planned, but we are ready to shoot."
Ray Stevenson, Luke Evans and Matthew Macfadyen will star as the title characters, Porthos, Aramis and Athos, with Christoph Waltz starring as Cardinal Richelieu, Mads Mikkelsen as Rochefort and Milla Jovovich as Milady de Winter.
The Three Musketeers was released October 14th, 2011 and stars Matthew Macfadyen, Milla Jovovich, Luke Evans, Helen George, Christian Oliver, Ray Stevenson, Til Schweiger, Markus Brandl. The film is directed by Paul W.S. Anderson.