Announces New Original Movie "Red" Based on Little Red Riding
NEW SYFY SATURDAY ORIGINAL MOVIE RED TO STAR FELICIA DAY (BUFFY THE
VAMPIRE SLAYER, THE GUILD, DR. HORRIBLE'S) IN RE-IMAGINING OF LITTLE RED
New York, New York
- March 8, 2010 - Felicia Day, star of web videos The Guild and Joss
Whedon's Dr. Horrible's Sing-a-long Blog, who also played "Vi"
in the final season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, will portray a
werewolf-hunting descendant of Little Red Riding Hood in the new Syfy
Saturday Original Movie, Red.
Scheduled to premiere in 2011, Red is Syfy's latest re-imagining of
classic fairy tales, legends and pop culture characters. The new line of
films launched with Beauty and the Beasts: A Dark Tale, which starred
Estella Warren, on February 27.
Syfy, one of television's most prolific producers of original movies,
is also developing films around the stories of Aladdin, Sinbad the Sailor
and Hansel & Gretel, among other projects.
In the action-packed Red, Red (Day) brings her fiancé home, where he
meets the family and learns about their business - hunting werewolves.
He's skeptical until bitten by a werewolf. When her family insists he must
be killed, Red tries saving him. Red also stars Kavan Smith (Stargate
Atlantis) and Stephen McHattie (Watchmen). Red is produced by Angela
Mancuso and Vesuvius Productions in association with Chesler Perlmutter
In addition to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Felicia is most widely known
for her work in web video. She co-starred in Joss Whedon's Internet
musical Dr. Horrible's Sing-a-long Blog, which was voted the Best Web TV
of 2008 by Time Magazine, Entertainment Weekly and People Magazine.
Currently she stars in the web series The Guild, which she created,
writes and stars in. The Guild was the winner of the YouTube, Yahoo and
SXSW Best Web Series Awards for 2008. The series has generated more than
50 million views web-wide. Day also has a hugely popular Twitter
following, reaching more than 1.7 million fans.