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Re: Kate Beckinsale
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.0935  Wednesday, 25 April 2001

From:           Mike Jensen <
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Date:           Tuesday, 24 Apr 2001 09:31:38 -0700
Subject: 12.0921 Kate Beckinsale
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.0921 Kate Beckinsale

>In yesterday's New York Times Magazine there was a profile of the young
>actress Kate Beeckinsale, who made her film debut as Hero in Branagh's
>1993 Much Ado.  "When I was cast," she is quoted as saying, "I didn't
>know who Keanu Reeves was, and he was my love interest in the film."
>As Reeves played Don John and not Claudio, this is either a reflection
>of Beckinsale's memory, a covert commentary on Robert Sean Leonard's
>Claudio, or else an indication of some pretty odd subtexts that they
>must have been playing!  (I expect the first).

No possibility that the reporter made a mistake?

Mike Jensen
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