Joss Whedon on His New Film 'Much Ado About Nothing'

The Takeaway
Joss Whedon is a Hollywood director and writer who has tried his hand at just about every genre from paranormal teen action in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" to superhero adventure in "The Avengers" to horror-comedy in "Cabin in the Woods." He even co-directed a documentary called "Comic-Con: Episode 4." And of course, he was nominated for an Oscar for co-writing "Toy Story." But his newest movie might be the biggest jump in genres yet. It's an adaptation of William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing." The Takeaway's culture producer and Movie Date co-host Kristen Meinzer sat down with Joss to talk about the film and why he chose the romantic comedy as his first big-screen adaptation of Shakespeare.