Virginia Madsen

NBC's 'Hatfields & McCoys' Update Casts Virginia Madsen as Lead

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 13, 2013 @ 2:12 PM
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It may not prove as successful or award-winning as History's Emmy and Golden Globe-winning miniseries, but NBC's modern 'Hatfields & McCoys' update from producer Charlize Theron is rolling full steam ahead. Updating the classic rivalry to a modernized Pittsburgh setting, the tentatively titled 'Hatfields & McCoys' remake with a pilot order has officially cast actress Virginia Madsen in the role of the McCoy matriarch, but how tied to the original story will the modern update be?