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Thug Notes: Romeo And Juliet

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Sparky Sweets gets lovestruck with Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare.

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Thug Notes: Macbeth

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Sparky Sweets gets regicidal with Macbeth by William Shakespeare.

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Using Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ To Predict How ‘Sons Of Anarchy’ Will End

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Kurt Sutter's 'Sons of Anarchy,' is loosely based on Shakespeare's 'Hamlet.' How well do the two align?

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Thug Notes: Hamlet

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<a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/sparky-sweets/?section=video">Sparky Sweets</a> gets regal with William Shakespeare's classic tragedy.

CARLOS CAREI

The Downton Abbey Dude Wrote a Romeo & Juliet Movie for Some Wiener Kids

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Yesterday Teen Vogue released the first poster and now today <a href="http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1711302/romeo-and-juliet-movie-trailer.jhtml" target="_blank">MTV</a> has the first trailer (embedded below) for a new Romeo and Juliet adaptation written by Downton Abbey's Julian Fellowes and directed by Italy's <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0137363/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1" target="_blank">Carlos Carlei</a>.

Joss Whedon

‘Much Ado About Nothing’: Hey, Mal, Wesley, Illyria And Agent Coulson Made A Shakespeare Movie!

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Joss Whedon goes all Shakespeare on our asses, and brings every actor nerds love along for the ride.

A SLURRY TALE

Pulp Fiction Finally Gets Medieval On Our A$$es, Shakespeare Style

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Back in 2008, a wiki called "<a href="http://pulpbard.wikispaces.com/">A Slurry Tale</a>" was started to crowdsource a re-write of Pulp Fiction as a Shakespearean play because that is very, very important.

Joss Whedon

Joss Whedon shot a super-secret Shakespeare movie

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Joss Whedon, who's supposed to be directing The Avengers right now, recently announced the completion of a separate movie, a film adaptation of Much Ado about Nothing that he shot in secret.

ANONYMOUS

Roland Emmerich's Shakespeare movie has wordsplosions, real 'splosions

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Everyone knows Shakespeare plays are full of florid prose and human drama.

ANONYMOUS

LOUD NOISES! Roland Emmerich’s Shakespeare movie has a trailer.

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As the director of Independence Day, The Day After Tomorrow, 2012, 10,000 BC, and Godzilla, Roland Emmerich is to large-scale, CGI disasters what Michael Bay is to explosions and sassy black people.

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Nashville Theater Company Preps ‘Terminator the Second’ for Stage

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Let me preface this post by saying that my current roommate is absolutely obsessed with James Cameron's Terminator 2: Judgment Day.

CATHERINE HARDWICKE

Bummer. Twilight director cancels plans for 'Haml3t'

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There's no easy way to say this, so I'll just give it to you straight: Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke's planned contemporary Shakespeare adaptation, Haml3t, is <a href="http://theplaylist.blogspot.com/2010/09/exclusive-catherine-hardwickes-haml3t.html" target="_blank">no longer happening</a>.

MIGHTY MOUSE

LINKS FROM TWISTER CAT

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    Aww, he thinks he's people.

ANONYMOUS

ROLAND EMMERICH DOES SHAKESPEARE

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Surprisingly, this headline does not refer to a clever mashup video.

CATHERINE HARDWICKE

FINALLY, A MODERN HAMLET. NOW I CAN SLEEP.

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Hamlet got made in 2000 with Ethan Hawke, in 1990 with Mel Gibson, and in 1996 with Kenneth Branagh, so why not, let's make another one.

F GARY GRAY

SHAKESPEARE GETS STREET

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2 be or not 2 be is what the fuck I be axin.

SHAKESPEARE

ROSENC. AND GUILDEN. ARE UNDEAD

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This is the trailer for Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Undead, a movie which combines the themes of Shakespeare and vampirism.


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