Still: Empyrean Productions

In Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the character Bottom is given the head of an ass. Of course, that’s traditionally a pun and he’s usually shown with a donkey’s head. Not in this version. Nope. Fran Kranz’s Bottom has a actual ass for a face.

The trailer for Midsummer Night’s Dream was debuted on EW’s website and it’s weird even for a play about a bunch of lovers trapped in the woods, while sprites and fairies run around. This version is set in what looks like modern Los Angeles, which isn’t a totally unfamiliar place to set Shakespeare, and stars Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater have been mainstays in Shakespeare in the Park productions for numerous summers.

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That all said, everything in this trailer is overshadowed by ol’ assface.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream will premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 17.