Shooting starts on Ed Wood pic

Muse Prods.’ indie “I Woke Up Early the Day I Died” — based on a long-lost script by the late cult filmmaker Ed Wood — is set to begin principal photography today in Los Angeles.

Produced by Muse’s Chris Hanley (“This World, Then the Fireworks,” “Trees Lounge”) and helmed by Fellini protege Aris Iliopolis, the pic features an ensemble cast that includes Billy Zane, Christina Ricci, Rosanna Arquette, Amanda Plummer, Eartha Kitt, John Ritter and Sandra Bernhard.

Cinequanon Pictures Intl., an indie foreign sales and distribution outfit, financed the pic and is handling international distribution.

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