Riz Ahmed to Play Hamlet for Netflix: Critical Linking for October 21st, 2017
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- Get excited about Riz Ahmed playing Hamlet. Fresh from his Emmy win for HBO’s The Night Of, Riz Ahmed is setting up a feature role, and it will be one of Shakespeare’s greatest characters. The actor is sealing a deal with Netflix to star in his contemporary adaptation of Hamlet. The version was developed by the actor with writer Mike Lesslie (Macbeth, Assassins Creed), whom he’d known from college.
- Consider downloading the most funded app ever on KickstarterOn September 19th, Wyner launched a Kickstarter campaign for a language-learning app called Fluent Forever. It quickly became the most funded app in Kickstarter history, surpassing its $250,000 funding goal in just over 17 hours. As of today, the campaign has 3,639 backers with a total funding of $495,134.
- Watch this great video about why we should still care about Virginia Woolf: