Much Ado About Nothing

By: Alexis Grunwald

Casting the Characters


A actress that would be good at playing Hero would be Keira Knightley. Her most famous role is playing Elizabeth Swann in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Elizabeth is a beautiful, sweet, and innocent girl just like Hero is. Hero is instantly in love with Claudio as Elizabeth is with Will.

Don John

The actor that should play Don John is Jack Nicholson. This is because In Jack Nicholson's career he starred in many villain roles just like Don John was a villain in the play. Don John made a plan to make Claudio think he betrayed Hero. Jack in the movie Batman played the Joker who is a psychopathic murderer and thief.


Jennifer Lawrence would be the best actress to play Beatrice. Beatrice is a tough women that will stand up for what she believes in. She isn't afraid to stab her friends in the back while doing it. In the Hunger Games Jennifer, who played Katniss, is also a strong individual who is not afraid to express her feelings while killings her closest friends.

The Plot

Winning Hero Over

Claudio voiced to Don Pedro his affection for Leonato's daughter, Hero. Don Pedro exclaims he will pretend to be Claudio at the ball and win Hero over for him. Except Don John plans to tell Claudio that Don Pedro is wooing Hero for himself. This event caused Claudio not to trust Don Pedro and tension between them.

Carrying Out the Plan

Don John comes up with a plan to ruin Claudio and Hero's wedding. He convinces Margret , Hero's waiting women, to pretend to be Hero.Claudio sees Hero who is actually Marget kissing Borochio and thinks she has been unfaithful to him. At the wedding chaos breaks lose as Don John's plan gets revealed. Hero pretends to die to make Claudio feel bad about hurting her reputation.

Love and Hate Relationship

Benedick and Beatrice have always had a difficult time getting along with each other. They both claim they do not want to get married and could care less about being in love with somebody. Don Pedro, Claudio, and Leonato decide to make Beatrice and Benedick fall in love. At the wedding they both deny they love each other, but their friends find evidence of love letters they wrote to each other.
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