Catherine Hardwicke signs for Red Riding Hood

Twilight helmer tackling werewolf fairy tale update...

Warners' fairy tale update The Girl With The Red Riding Hood has just landed a possible director - in the shape of Twilight's Catherine Hardwicke.

She's added the film to an ever-increasing development plate that already includes a new version of Hamlet, novel adaptation If I Stay and TV remake 21 Jump Street.

There's one new plot wrinkle in Red Riding Hood - a planned re-telling of the tale with added gothic overtones and a proper werewolf - with word that it'll also feature a teenage love triangle.

Hhhm: teenage angst issues and fantastical creatures? It does sound like material she's familiar with...

[Source: Variety]

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    • ashley.russell

      Aug 21st 2009, 11:09

      well Twilight was s**t so, no. I'm surprised Tim Burton hasn't already added it to his 'things to do' list

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