Plot: What can one say about Shakespeare? He’s a writer whose work has survived centuries of history, and his stories are still being adapted, both directly and indirectly. Joss Whedon, the Writer/Director with “Toy Story (1995)” and “Marvel’s The Avengers (2012)” accolades, brings to life Shakespeare’s Classic Comedy Much Ado About Nothing with a contemporary seasoning. Download Much Ado About Nothing and watch this romantic comedy based on deceptions and how they can be both playful and spiteful. Much Ado About Nothing centers Don Pedro (Reed Diamond), his officers Claudio (Fran Kranz) and Benedict (Alexis Denisof), and Pedro’s shady brother Don John (Sean Maher), coming to visit the home of the governor of Messina, Lenato (Clark Gregg). There they find Lenato’s sweet but plain daughter Hero (Jillian Morgese) and his sharp-tongued niece Beatrice (Amy Acker). Claudio falls for Hero, and Don Pedro wishes to play the matchmaker, so the bitter Don John attempts to embarrass his brother by incapacitating Claudio and Hero’s budding romance. Meanwhile, Beatrice and Benedict continue to snipe at each other through whimsical war of words until the supporting players trick the pair into believing they have feelings for each other. Watch Much Ado About Nothing Online to see how Don Pedro analyzes what many do not and with the use of a few simple tricks to help push each couple in the right direction, he’s able to create a scenario in which love finds its way.
Movie Directed By:Joss Whedon
Starrings:Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof, Fran Kranz