OSCAR-winning actor SIR Ben Kingsley has signed up to play the bloodsucking ruler of the BLOODRAYNE videogame in a new movie.

The GANDHI star will play KAGAN, the leader of a vast and dangerous vampire army in the 18th century-set film.

Terminator 3 beauty Kristanna Loken has been tapped to play the British actor's daughter, who also must save the world by overthrowing his empire.

The film will be set in Romania, where filming will begin later this month (AUG04). A sequel for the videogame is expected to be released in the autumn (04).

12/08/2004 09:22