Much Ado About Nothing is a 2012 black and white American romantic comedy film adapted for the screen, produced, and directed by Joss Whedon, from William Shakespeare's play of the same name. The film premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film to critical acclaim. The film stars Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof, Nathan Fillion, Clark Gregg, Reed Diamond, Fran Kranz, Sean Maher, and Jillian Morgese.
The film’s giddy energy and intimate charm make for an entertaining romantic comedy - and a Shakespearean adaptation that's hard to resist.
'DP Jay Hunter's camera floats like a butterfly through doorways and windows, stinging as it catches characters in moments of eavesdropping-inspired stunned epiphany.' Sight and Sound
'Much Ado About Nothing is a delightfully spirited romp, filled with visual splendor, strong performances and flashes of post-modern absurdity.' USA Today
'The movie swings along, with a grace denied to some of Whedon's grander projects ...' New Yorker
'The magic holds. It holds from beginning to end.' Chicago Sun-Times
'One of my Top Ten picks of the year. Welcome to the World of Whedon where Shakespeare not only lives, but thrives.' Behind the Lens
National Board of Review, USA 2013 Winner of theNBR Award for Top Ten Independent Films
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