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Q: Branagh's *Hamlet*
Shakespeare Electronic Conference, SHK 7.0653.  Friday, 13 September 1996.

From:           Edward Wells <
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Date:           Wednesday, 11 Sep 1996 21:12:51 -0700
Subject:        Branagh's Hamlet

Skimming through a list of fall and early-winter movie openings, I found the
names of Billy Crystal and Robin Williams in the cast of Branagh's Hamlet.
Perhaps this is old news.

But I must confess I literally howled when I read it. At any rate, I reserve
judgment. Does anyone know the actual roles they'll be playing? (I could see
Robin Williams as the grave-digger...) I hope it won't turn out like Keanu
Reeves and Michael Keaton in Much Ado. However, I was heartened to find
Charlton Heston in the cast too. That should be interesting. But no Thompson.

Ed W.
 

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