Former Stargate Atlantis actor Kavan Smith has been tapped in a leading role for the Syfy Channel’s Red, an original movie inspired by Little Red Riding Hood, the network has announced.
Starring in the lead role of a werewolf-hunting descendent of the fabled character is sci-fi’s favorite redhead, Felicia Day (Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, Buffy the Vampire Slayer).
Smith played Major Lorne for four seasons on Stargate Atlantis.
Here’s how Syfy describes the movie:
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.
Also co-starring is actor Stephen McHattie (Watchmen, Cold Squad).
Red is planned for a 2011 broadcast on Syfy.