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Hamlet suspects his uncle has murdered his father to claim the throne of Denmark and the hand of Hamlet's mother, but the Prince cannot decide whether or not he should take vengeance.
Christopher Plummer went on to play Cyrano de Bergerac, using a new translation he commissioned from Anthony Burgess. The final insult in Cyrano's nose speech in the opening duel was changed to "Oh, that this too, too solid nose would melt", a reference to Hamlet's "too, too solid flesh "monologue. Several other Hamlets, such as Sir Derek Jacobi, Kevin Kline, and Sir Kenneth Branagh, also played Cyrano using that translation.
Alec Clunes as the dead Polonius in the Queen's bedchamber blinks his eyes two separate times when Christopher Plummer as Hamlet gets ready to drag his body away.
The versatile comedic actor has his summer movie plans set but still has a little catching up to do when it comes to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
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