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Joss Whedon's 'Much Ado About Nothing' Debuts First Trailer

March 8, 2013 (9:32 am) GMT
A contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare's classic comedy, the black-and-white film tells the story of obsession, friendship, hatred, love, loyalty, power, deceit and truth.

The first trailer for "" based on Shakespeare's play has landed online via Yahoo! Movies, giving a look at the intense yet soapy and sometimes funny drama. Teasing the story of obsession, friendship, hatred, love, loyalty, power, deceit and truth, the video is set to St. Germain's "Rose Rouge".

The black-and-white film gives a contemporary take on the classic comedy. It centers on sparring lovers Beatrice () and Benedick (), offering a dark, sexy and occasionally absurd view of the intricate game that is love.

The movie was shot in just 12 days and using the original text with Joss Whedon serving behind the lens. Reed Diamond, , , Sean Maher, Nick Kocher, and Tom Lenk also join the cast ensemble of the film, which is set for a June 7 release in limited U.S. theaters.



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