For years Joss Whedon has talked about the Shakespeare readings he'd hold at his house – where actors from his many television shows would come together and read the Bard.
After one particular mix featuring Angel stars Amy Acker and Alexis Denisof, Whedon decided to morph his literary parties into a homegrown feature film.
The result, Much Ado About Nothing, is precisely as one would expect – the world of Whedon retold through a Shakespearian format.
It's not so much about old Will, but the Whedonverse playing in old tongues.
Using aspects of his other plays (the fierce woman of Taming of the Shrew, the faked death of Romeo and Juliet), Shakespeare's comedy follows the mess that descends when the Prince (Reed Diamond) and his entourage visit the house of...
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