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Was Donald Trump's Fire And Fury Comment Inspired By World Of Warcraft?

In the wake of President Donald Trump threatening nuclear war with North Korea, a lot of people are speculating that Trump's comments were inspired by the words of President Harry Truman after dropping nuclear bombs on Japan during World War II. Truman commanded the Japanese to surrender, or face "a rain of ruin from the air, […]

ABC Moves Low-Rated 'Still Star-Crossed' To Saturdays

Still Star-Crossed is about to learn firsthand if "parting is such sweet sorrow" as ABC announced that the low-rated drama would be parting with its Monday night time slot and burning-off the remainder of the season's episodes on Saturday night at 10 PM, beginning July 8. Produced by Shonda Rhimes' Shondaland and ABC Studios and […]

Nick Spencer, Like Shakespeare, Knows What It's Like To Have Readers Turn On Him

William Shakespeare is a famous English playwright who produced some of the most memorable works of all time, including Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Die Hard 2, and Hamlet. Nick Spencer writes Captain America and the Marvel super-mega-crossover event Secret Empire, about Captain America being a Nazi. Besides the obvious similarities, such […]

First Look At Daisy Ridley As The Title Character In 'Ophelia'

Hollywood might not have completely original ideas but they are looking at things from a new direction. Ophelia is the latest movie to come along that takes a classic story that we all know, in this case William Shakespeare's play Hamlet, and looks at it from a different angle. We have our first look at […]

A 4K Restoration Of Akira Kurosawa's Ran Comes To Blu-ray In May … In The UK

Ran, the late Akira Kurosawa's reinterpretation of William Shakespeare's King Lear is a visual feast, though Throne of Blood is still my personal favorite of Kurosawa's interpretations of the Bard's stories. But UK readers can give it another look as StudioCanal will re-release the film on Blu-ray and DVD May 2nd. The new release comes […]


Orson Welles's Falstaff Lives Again In Chimes At Midnight Re-Release Trailer

Orson Welles's take on Shakespeare's Falstaff, Chimes At Midnight, is returning to theaters in 2016 thanks to Janus Films. The 1966 film has been restored and, if the trailer is anything to go by, looks incredible. Welles plays Sir John Falstaff in a film that mixes plot and text from Henry IV, Part I, Henry […]




Win! Tickets To A Special Early Screening Of Coriolanus

Opening on January 20th next year, Coriolanus marks the directorial debut of Ralph Fiennes, who also stars in the title role. Read on to see how you can win tickets to a special early screening of the film at London's Curzon Mayfair on January 5th, attended by Fiennes and co-star Vanessa Redgrave. First, though, let's […]

Whedon Wraps Mystery Project – But What Is It? -UPDATED

Shelly Horwitz writes for Bleeding Cool UPDATE: Read the right way through to the end for many more details. Nathan Fillion has tweeted a link– and confirmed via tweet that it's real– to muchadothemovie.com.  Apparently, Joss Whedon has made a film based on Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing.  Or at least a film based on […]

Douglas Booth To Play Romeo To Hailee Steinfeld's Juliet

The interest surrounding the casting of 14-year-old Hailee Steinfeld as Juliet in Carlo Carlei's adaptation of Romeo and Juliet is a reminder of how very young Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers were. However, after Hailee's memorable performance as Mattie Ross in last year's True Grit, it's difficult to imagine anyone else more suited to the role. Variety […]