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Elijah Wood, Donald Sutherland to Star in Syfy's 'Treasure Island'

Elijah Wood and Donald Sutherland
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Elijah Wood, Donald Sutherland and Eddie Izzard have been cast in Syfy's Treasure Island.

In the new adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevenson classic, Izzard will star as Long John Silver, Wood takes on the role of Ben Gunn and Sutherland plays Flint.

Toby Regbo, Phillip Glenister, Rupert-Penry-Jones, David Harewood and Keith Allen are also part of the cast.

The production is currently shooting in Puerto Rico and Ireland. The two-part telepic is set to premiere on the cable net in early 2012.

Robert Halmi Sr. of RHI Entertainment; Alan Moloney for Parallel Films; Mark Grenside for MNG Films; Melanie Stokes and Anne Brogan for Kindle Entertainment; and Annie Harrison-Baxter for Sky serve as executive producers.