From London's Globe Theatre, the hallowed open-air stage where many of William Shakespeare's greatest plays were performed, comes this special that chronicles 18 months of work by the University of California at Berkeley's Shakespeare Program. Their mission: the planning, rehearsal and performance of the Bard's "Much Ado About Nothing" -- a show that would mark the first recorded Elizabethan production in the newly restored Globe.
After their father (Tim Robbins) is called into work, two young boys, Walter (Josh Hutcherson) and Danny (Jonah Bobo), are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa (Kristen Stewart), and told they must stay inside.
Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
Lincoln Six-Echo is a resident of a seemingly Utopian but contained facility in the year 2019. Like all of the inhabitants of this carefully controlled environment, Lincoln hopes to be chosen to go to the "The Island" - reportedly the last uncontaminated spot on the planet.