Red Riding Hood

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Believe the legend. Beware the wolf. Rated PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned (Some Material May Be Inappropriate for Children Under 13) -- Rated PG-13 for violence and creature terror, and some sensuality.
Released on:
March 11, 2011  

Previously Announced Release Dates:
April 22, 2011

Production Companies:
Appian Way Productions
Warner Bros

Status: Released

This film was Previously Known As:
"Girl with the Red Riding Hood"

Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, Billy Burke, Shiloh Fernandez, Max Irons, Virginia Madsen, Lukas Haas, Julie Christie

Director: Catherine Hardwicke

Screenwriter: David Leslie Johnson

Genre: Horror, Fantasy, Mystery, Fairytale
About the film:
Valerie is a beautiful young woman torn between two men. She is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry the wealthy Henry. Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter are planning to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older sister has been killed by the werewolf that prowls the dark forest surrounding their village. For years, the people have maintained an uneasy truce with the beast, offering the creature a monthly animal sacrifice. But under a blood red moon, the wolf has upped the stakes by taking a human life. Hungry for revenge, the people call on famed werewolf hunter, Father Solomon, to help them kill the wolf. But Solomon's arrival brings unintended consequences as he warns that the wolf, who takes human form by day, could be any one of them. As the death toll rises with each moon, Valerie begins to suspect that the werewolf could be someone she loves. As panic grips the town, Valerie discovers that she has a unique connection to the beast--one that inexorably draws them together, making her both suspect... and bait.
Rated PG-13 for violence and creature terror, and some sensuality.

Project Timeline:
Aug. 4, 2009: Project announced. Writer: David Leslie Johnson
Dec. 15, 2009: Director: Catherine Hardwicke, Distributor: Warner Bros
Feb. 17, 2010: Cast: Amanda Seyfried
Apr. 20, 2010: Cast: Shiloh Fernandez
Apr. 22, 2010: Cast: Max Irons, Gary Oldman, Julie Christie
Jul. 6, 2010: Cast: Virginia Madsen
Box Office: Opening weekend: $14.01 mil. (3030 theaters) |
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Related links: Little Red Riding Hood: The Classic Grimm's Fairy Tale

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