According to the London Evening Standard Will is going to playing “Mercutio” in a production of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet @ The Middle Temple Hall has part of their 400th year anniversary. Romeo is to be played by Santiago Cabrera from the TV Series Heroes and Juliet will be played by Juliet Rylance (daughter of the highly acclaimed actor and recent director of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Mark Rylance). The production will be staged by Juliet’s own company Theatre of Memory and directed by Tamara Harvey (who directed Christian Slater in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest). An interesting fact: The Shakespearian actor and comedian Will Kempe was in the original production of Romeo & Juliet at The Globe Theatre, playing the role of Peter!
Archive for July, 2008
You can view the “New Tricks” Episode that Will appeared in online at the BBC iplayer!
According to the UK’s Radio Times New Tricks Series Five begins this Monday 7th July @ 9pm on BBC 1. Rumour has it that Will is to appear in “Final Curtain” on Monday 14th, 9pm, BBC 1!
Paramount Home Entertainment has announced a 2-disc collector’s edition of Van Helsing ! The Stephen Sommers directed film will be available to own from the 8th July. Extras will include a commentary with Director Stephen Sommers & Editor/Producer Bob Ducsay, a second commentary with Richard Roxburgh, Shuler Hensley & Will Kemp, multiple featurettes, bloopers, trailers, TV spots, and more. AND Step Up 2: The Streets “Dance Edition DVD” hits the stores 15th July!