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Virginia Madsen Joins Red Riding Hood

Lil’ Red’s mom has been cast

Virginia Madsen (Candyman, The Haunting in Connecticut) 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.

Source: Variety