Joss Whedon’s Contemporary Spin On A Classic Tale Much Ado About Nothing Arrives On Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download October 8 From Lionsgate
From acclaimed director Joss Whedon comes a “truly delightful, charming, sexy” (BlackBook) and modern retelling of Shakespeare’s timeless tale, Much Ado About Nothing, arriving on Blu-ray Disc (plus Digital HD UltraViolet), DVD (plus Digital UltraViolet) and Digital Download on October 8 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Much Ado About Nothing will also be available two weeks prior to the Blu-ray and DVD release with a September 24 Video on Demand premiere date.The film features an all-star cast from many of Whedon’s cult favorite projects including Amy Acker (The Cabin in the Woods, TV’s “Angel”), Alexis Denisof (TV’s “Angel,” TV’s “How I Met Your Mother”), Reed Diamond (Moneyball, TV’s “Franklin & Bash”), Nathan Fillion (TV’s “Castle,” TV’s “Firefly”), Clark Gregg (The Avengers) and Fran Kranz (The Cabin in the Woods).
Much Ado About Nothing is a contemporary spin on Shakespeare’s classic comedy about sparring lovers Beatrice and Benedick – offering a sensual, tragic and occasionally absurd view of the intricate game that is love.
Winner of the IFF Boston Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature, the Much Ado About Nothing Blu-ray Disc and DVD includes two audio commentaries – one with screenwriter/director Joss Whedon and a separate one with Whedon and his cast – along with two featurettes and a music video. The Much Ado About Nothing Blu-ray Disc and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.
BLU-RAY/DVD SPECIAL FEATURES*
- “Much Ado About Making Nothing” featurette
- “Bus Ado About Nothing” featurette
- Audio commentary with screenwriter/director Joss Whedon
- Audio commentary with screenwriter/director Joss Whedon and cast
- “Sigh No More” music video
*Subject to change
Year of Production: 2013
Title Copyright: Much Ado About Nothing © 2012 Messina, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2013 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.”
Rating: PG-13 for some sexuality and brief drug use
Genre: Comedy; Romance, Drama
Blu-ray Closed Captioned: English SDH
DVD Closed Captioned: English
Subtitles: English and Spanish
Feature Run Time: 109 minutes
Blu-ray Format:1080p High Definition 16×9 Widescreen (1.78:1)
DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen (1.78:1)
Blu-ray Audio Status: 5.1 DTS HD Master Audio and 5.1 Spanish Dolby Digital
DVD Audio Status: English and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital