Romeo and Juliet (Baz Luhrmann version)

As teen romance goes, William Shakespeare‘s Romeo and Juliet has just about everything: warring families, rich wordplay, deadly swordfights, fake-out poison, illicit marriage, and of course, a passion so intense it makes all of the rest of that stuff worth it for our heroes.

If it has one major flaw, though, it’s obviously the lack of hyper-stylized Zack Snyder-style action. Thankfully, some Hollywood heroes have taken it upon themselves to fix this grievous failing with Verona, a new version of the Bard’s classic that makes it look more like 300. Get details on the Romeo and Juliet 300 style project after the jump.  Read More »