"Suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune"? Yeah, that sounds about right.
My god, Titus Andronicus. Points for volume and creativity.
Having appeared 254 times in film and television, Sherlock Holmes is, according to the Guinness World Records, the most frequently portrayed human literary character. But he's not the most frequently portrayed of all literary characters; the one who holds the top slot isn't human.
In 1996, author Steve Englehart wrote a 96-page pitch for DC Comics' alternate reality Elseworlds imprint. Titled "The Tragedy of Batman, Prince of Denmark," this comic took the superhero and placed him smack dab in the midst of William Shakespeare's famous tragedy.
You have to hand it to Ender's Game author Orson Scott Card. He already reworked Iron Man's origin so that Tony Stark's entire body is made out of brain matter that lets him regenerate severed extremities. And now Card has rebooted Shakespeare's Hamlet. What could possibly go wrong?
We all know that you haven't really heard Shakespeare until you've heard his works in the original Klingon. So one fan took it upon himself to dress as the Klingon prince Khamlet and recite the play's classic soliloquy.
You may have read Hamlet in the original Klingon, but you've probably never seen it performed — until now.
A crazy woman is stalking Doctor Who star David Tennant in Stratford-Upon-Avon, where he's working on a production of Hamlet. She's left her husband for Tennant, and keeps writing him science fictional versions of Hamlet with herself as a futuristic Ophelia. She also leaves him pencil drawings of Tennant and herself…