The Merchant of Venice in April
MGM Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of The Merchant of Venice for 11th April 2005 priced at £15.99. Written and directed by Academy Award nominee and BAFTA winner Michael Radford (Il Postino, 1984), The Merchant Of Venice boasts an all star cast including Pacino (The Godfather, The Insider, Scent of a Woman) who is joined by Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons (Reversal of Fortune, Being Julia) as Antonio and Joseph Fiennes (Enemy at the Gate, Shakespeare in Love) as the love struck Bassanio. Starring alongside them are newcomers Lynn Collins (Down with Love, 50 First Dates) as Portia and Charlie Cox (Dot the I) as Lorenzo. British favourites Mackenzie Crook (Pirates of the Caribbean) and Kris Marshall (Love Actually) also star.