Due to the curse, the Captain has no choice but to kill Father Solomon. [13], USA Today complimented the production design, but wrote that, "it's a foolish story, marred by a strange blend of overacting and bland, offhand performances. She is in love with the woodcutter and childhood friend Peter, but her parents arrange for her to marry Henry, son of the wealthy blacksmith Adrien Lazar. She learns from her mother that Lucie, who was originally supposed to be engaged to Henry was actually his half-sister. Suzette accepts the loss of her husband, and the village continues to live in fear. With the secret she now bears, Valerie decides to move to her grandmother's house, leaving her old life behind. ©2020 Viacom International Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. The second trailer was released in January 2011, featuring "The Hand That Feeds" by Nine Inch Nails. It stars Amanda Seyfried as the title role, with Gary Oldman, Billy Burke, Shiloh Fernandez, Max Irons, Virginia Madsen, Lukas Haas and Julie Christie in supporting roles. [7] Principal photography took place in Vancouver from July 21 to September 16, 2010. Father Auguste saves Henry, before being killed by Father Solomon. As the village celebrates the end of the Wolf, Father Solomon arrives and declares that the slain animal is a common grey wolf, as the true werewolf would have reverted to human form, as he discovered for himself when he killed a Wolf that turned out to be his wife. The Wolf is cornered by the men and killed. The term comes from the Wizard of Oz author L. Frank Baum's sequel, Road to Oz, where a character states, "You have some queer friends, Dorothy", to which Dorothy replies, "The queerness doesn't matter, so long as they're friends.". 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"Red" Lucas, better known as Red Riding Hood, currently known as Ruby, and also known as Wolfie, is a character on ABC's Once Upon a Time. The villagers shield Valerie from the Wolf, who is again forced to flee after burning its right paw on the church's holy ground. Father Solomon's men, led by The Captain (Adrian Holmes), isolate Daggerhorn and investigate the villagers to find out the Wolf's identity. "This past Sunday’s episode was just another example of how in a fairy tale, as in life, love is love.". Ruby grows up in a small village with her grandmother Widow Lucas, having been told that her parents were shot by hunters, and taught for all her life to fear the wolves the plague the villagers. Valerie lives with her parents, Cesaire and Suzette, and older sister Lucie in the village of Daggerhorn, on the edge of a forest plagued by a werewolf. Whether that’s going to be with any particular character, we’re not going to say.". The novelization received criticism for not including the story's final, concluding chapter, which instead was only made available for download online following the release of the film.[18][19]. Assuming he is the wolf, she stabs him. Despite Granny's best efforts, Ruby forms a relationship with a local boy named Peter. Due to the fact that Seyfried did not like Fernandez based on a previous encounter at a dinner party, director Catherine Hardwicke had to persuade the actress to give the actor a chance. Fun, related fact: "Friend of Dorothy" is a term that was used as early as the 1930s and '40s to describe gay men and, later on, lesbians. Under Appian Way Productions, Leonardo DiCaprio, Michael Ireland, Jennifer Davisson Killoran, Alex Mace, and Julie Yorn produced the film. The Wolf escapes, vowing to return for Valerie's decision. Since homosexuality itself used to be illegal, gay folks needed to refer to each other in secret. Believing Valerie is a witch, Father Solomon displays her in the town square to lure the Wolf. He tried to pass the werewolf “gift” to Lucie, but realizing he was not her father, murdered her in a fit of rage, and took revenge against Adrien. Last night, Little Red Riding Hood became more than a "friend of Dorothy's." He asks Valerie to accept the curse, but she refuses. Father Solomon declares Claude, whom he witnessed perform a trick, a student of the dark arts; when the frightened Claude cannot reveal the Wolf's identity, Father Solomon locks him in an iron elephant. With the return of Mulan to the screen, fans speculated the warrior princess would finally get a viable love interest -- her unrequited love for Sleeping Beauty made headlines when it was revealed all the way back in Season 3. MTV AND ALL RELATED TITLES AND LOGOS ARE TRADEMARKS OF VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmfACvaHgLs. This time, Mulan served as a vehicle to help Ruby realize her romantic feelings for Dorothy, who in the episode falls victim to a sleeping curse. Finding Father Solomon's hand on the way, Valerie meets Peter, wearing a glove on his right hand. The site's critical consensus reads, "Amanda Seyfried is magnetic in Red Riding Hood's starring role, but she's let down by her uninspired leading men and a painfully clichéd script. Peter throws an axe into Cesaire's back, allowing Valerie to kill her father with Father Solomon's hand. Red Riding Hood is a 2011 American romance horror film directed by Catherine Hardwicke, and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, from a screenplay by David Leslie Johnson. The preacher Father Auguste calls upon the famous witch hunter Father Solomon for help, but the townspeople decide to venture into the Wolf's lair. It had grossed over $89 million worldwide against a $42 million budget. [16], The teaser trailer and the poster were released in November 2010, featuring "The Wolf", a new song written exclusively for the film by Swedish act Fever Ray.[17]. Executive producers Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis hinted before this season began that an LGBT relationship would be on the horizon, stating, "We want the show to reflect the world as it is now. Who knows if that's what Horowitz and Kitsis were thinking when they decided to pair Ruby with Dorothy (who until now had only appeared in one other episode,) but it definitely links the real world and the world of fairy tales together nicely. On her thirteenth birthday she is given an enchanted red cloak that is meant to repel wolves (in reality it stops her from turning into one on the full moon), earning her the nickname "Red". That night, the Wolf attacks, and the townspeople shelter in the church while Valerie and her friend Roxanne search for Roxanne's autistic brother, Claude. As a result, Valerie became the next one in line. "[14] Roger Ebert gave the film one star out of four, stating it is "a movie that cross-pollinates the Twilight formula with a werewolf and a girl who always wears a red-hooded cape, although I don't recall her doing any riding... it has the added inconvenience of being serious about a plot so preposterous, it demands to be filmed by Monty Python. • In the alternate ending, when Peter returns in wolf form, Valerie is seen holding a baby girl which implies she and Peter had a child. Valerie finds Suzette mourning Adrien and deduces that he was her true love. Suzette tells Valerie that her marriage was also arranged and that she had loved another. [3] The film is very loosely based on the folk tale Little Red Riding Hood[4] collected by both Charles Perrault under the name Le Petit Chaperon Rouge (Little Red Riding Hood) and several decades later by the Brothers Grimm as Rotkäppchen (Little Red Cap). Valerie then later dreams that the Wolf is her grandmother, and rushes to her nearby cabin. In exchange for Claude's release, Roxanne reveals that Valerie is able to communicate with the Wolf, but realizes too late that her brother is already dead. She débuts in the first episode of the first season and is portrayed by guest star Meghan Ory.. Red Riding Hood is based on the titular character and the wolf from the fairytale "Little Red Riding Hood", and the wolf from the composition "Peter and the Wolf". Ruby later wakes Dorothy up — with a magical kiss, of course, a major theme in the Storybrooke world. Peter departs, vowing to return when he has learned to control the curse. Valerie and Peter plan to elope, only to learn the Wolf has broken its truce not to prey on the townspeople and murdered Lucie. OUAT declares that fairy tales can happen to gay people, too, Last night, Little Red Riding Hood became more than a "friend of Dorothy's.". 1 (Symphonic)" – Brian Reitzell, This page was last edited on 6 November 2020, at 21:20. The film received generally negative reviews from critics, with praise for Seyfried's performance and atmosphere but criticized its characters and story. Valerie says she'll wait for him. Henry and Peter help Valerie escape; Peter is captured by the Captain and is thrown in the elephant, while Father Solomon orders Henry's execution. He reveals they have entered Blood Moon Week, an event every thirteen years wherein anyone bitten by the Wolf is cursed to become one. [11], Red Riding Hood has a 10% approval rating at review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes based on 208 reviews, with an average score of 3.75/10. Red Riding Hood grossed $14,005,335 in ticket sales over the opening weekend, placing at number #3, behind Battle: Los Angeles and Rango. Peter realizes he'll become a werewolf and runs off, Valerie follows and they embrace. [10] At the end of its run in 2011, the film grossed $37,662,162 in the United States and Canada, and grossed $51,500,000 internationally for a worldwide total of $89,162,162. He reveals the curse was passed to him by his own father, and he intended to leave the village with his children. "[12] Metacritic calculated a score of 29 out of 100 based on the opinions of 36 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews". Henry brings Valerie to the church, where they are attacked by the Wolf, who bites off Father Solomon's hand with silver-coated fingernails. "True love’s kiss has been a staple of this show since the beginning," executive producers Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis told Entertainment Weekly.