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May 2008


Release Date: August 22, 2008 (limited; wide release: Aug. 29)
Studio: Focus Features (Universal)
Director: Andy Fleming
Screenwriter: Andy Fleming, Pam Brady
Starring: Steve Coogan, Catherine Keener, Amy Poehler, David Arquette, Elisabeth Shue, Melonie Diaz
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: R (for language including sexual references, brief nudity and some drug content)

Official Website: http://www.hamlet2.com/

Synopsis: A world premiere at – and the comedy smash of – the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. In the irreverent comedy, a failed actor-turned-worse-high-school-drama teacher (Steve Coogan) rallies his Tucson, AZ students as he conceives and stages a politically incorrect musical sequel to Shakespeare's "Hamlet."



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