Romeo and Juliet

‘Romeo and Juliet’ to Become the Dystopian Cyborg War Movie You Never Asked For

by Britt Hayes December 12, 2015 @ 3:23 PM
POW! Entertainment
The works of William Shakespeare are hardly immune to modernist revisions, from Baz Luhrmann’s ‘90s take on Romeo + Juliet to Michael Almereyda’s Hamlet with Ethan Hawke — not to mention the various ways the bard’s works have been repurposed in rom-coms for decades. But none of these adaptations have anything on Romeo and Juliet: The War, a graphic novel retelling of Shakespeare’s tragic love story featuring cyborgs and genetically-enhanced humans.