Virginia Madsen Joining Red Riding Hood


Virginia Madsen has joined the cast of Warner Bros.’ Red Riding Hood as the mother of Amanda Seyfried’s character, reports Variety.

She joins a cast that includes Shiloh Fernandez, Max Irons, Julie Christie, Gary Oldman and Lukas Haas. Directed by Catherine Hardwicke (Twilight), the movie is scheduled for a March 11, 2011 release.

The film is a gothic horror re-imagining of the Little Red Riding Hood fairy tale. Seyfried will play a woman in a medieval village being terrorized by a werewolf.

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way is producing and he’s a producer along with Jennifer Davisson Killoran, Michael Ireland and Alex Mace.