Seeing that Johnson's lone feature film is a horror, are we finally going to get a true Riding Hood tale, like I blogged about all the way back in 2007? It would seem so. Unfortunately, it won't be a straight adaptation, but rather a "Gothic reimagining." I'm sure it can be all kinds of cool, although the tale doesn't really need to be reimagined. The original stories bring to life a myriad of creepy things through its many versions. There's a werewolf dining on grandma's blood, and demanding Little Red de-robe and come to bed with him, a hunter who cuts out the girl and her grandmother, and even a grandma meat pie.
There are no plans for Leonardo to take on a role himself, so we won't see him getting wolfy in any way -- although that'd be a great way to keep things fresh. Whoever stars, the bigger question is who will direct this gothic tale?