url-6From the biggest possible blockbuster studio production, to a black & white Shakespeare adaptation filmed at his house over the course of 12 days…

Joss Whedon is a man who knows how to turn a phrase and spin some dialogue, so it will be a blast to watch him tackle the delectable words of another, and in fact the greatest himself: Shakespeare. Much Ado About Nothing features a packed cast of actors playing out Whedon’s version of the famous comedy, which employs faithful dialogue coated in a contemporary tone. You’ll see faces like Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof, Nathan Fillion, Clark Gregg, Reed Diamond, Fran Kranz, Sean Maher, Spencer Treat Clark, Riki Lindhome, and Ashley Johnson in the film, the first look at which we have right here:

Ah, that’s exactly the chase I needed after The Hangover III trailer hit me.

The film is playing at SXSW this week, so I’m aiming to catch it and hand you guys some thoughts.