Madsen will play the mother of the lead character, who is being portrayed by Amanda Seyfried. She joins a cast that also includes Max Irons, Shiloh Fernandez, Gary Oldman, Julie Christie and Lukas Haas.
Catherine Hardwicke is directing the film from a script by David Johnson, which will me a gothic re-telling of Little Red Riding Hood where Seyfried's character is being hunted by a werewolf.
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio is producing the film through his Appian Way production company, alongside Jennifer Davisson Killoran, Michael Ireland and Alex Mace.
Red Riding Hood was released March 11th, 2011 and stars Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, Billy Burke, Shiloh Fernandez, Max Irons, Virginia Madsen, Lukas Haas, Julie Christie. The film is directed by Catherine Hardwicke.