The remake of the 1990 Arnold Schwarzenegger sci-fi/action flick begins shooting Monday in Toronto with 'Underworld''s Len Wiseman directing.
The cast includes Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel as, respectively, Quaid's wife and his revolutionary girlfriend. Those roles were played in the original by Sharon Stone and Rachel Ticotin.
Bill Nighy, who worked with Wiseman on the 'Underworld' films, is in talks, reportedly to play the revolutionary hero, Kuato.
Bryan Cranston has been cast as a villain and Ethan Hawke has a small but unknown role.
'Total Recall' is set for an August 3, 2012 release.