Hathaway, Short Get Hoodwinked

“Heroes” starlet Hayden Panettiere will take the place of Anne Hathaway as the voice of ‘Red’ in the CG-animated sequel “Hoodwinked 2: Hood vs. Evil”.

Director Cory Edwards reveals on his blog that along with the the young actress, Martin Short is also taking over as The Woodsman.

The rest of the cast however remains intact – Glenn Close as Granny, Patrick Warburton as The Wolf, David Ogden Stiers as Nicky Flippers, Andy Dick as Boingo, Benjy Gaither as the singing goat and Twitchy himself as Twitchy.

As for new characters, without giving any plot away, I will tell you that Joan Cusack as a villainous witch, Brad Garrett is The Giant from the notorious beanstalk, Wayne Newton is his singing harp, David Alan Grier as a troll, and finally Amy Poehler and Bill Hader as Hansel & Gretel.