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Gerard Butler Cast in Ray Fiennes’ ‘Coriolanus’

Those of you who are familiar with this site know that I cannot resist posting any news that deals with Shakespeare film adaptations (my senior year Honors project in college was a 30-page paper comparing Olivier’s Hamlet to Michael Almereyda’s Hamlet). Even though there is a plethora of Shakespeare film adaptations, in my opinion there […]

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News and Links 5/19/09 – Shakespeare and Beards

Casting News: ComingSoon.net reports that Ralph Fiennes is making his directorial debut with one of Shakespeare’s lesser known works, Coriolanus. William Hurt, Vanessa Redgrave, and Jessica Chastain have signed on to the movie. Fiennes will play the title role. This inspires me to go back and watch th 1984 BBC version of the play with […]

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