Roland Emmerich

Roland Emmerich to Scholars: ‘Produce Written Evidence Shakespare Did Those Plays’

German-born director Roland Emmerich — best known for directing Hollywood disaster epics like Independence Day — has turned his hand to Shakespeare, or, more specifically, to the costume drama and thriller Anonymous. The …

Did Shakespeare Really Write His Plays? A Few Theories Examined

If the Kennedy assassination doesn’t interest you, and you’ve got a few extra years on your hands, you might want to look into the debate over who wrote William Shakespeare’s plays.

WATCH: ‘Anonymous’ Trailer Starring Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave

Deadline has shared the new trailer for Anonymous, the forthcoming Roland Emmerich-directed period drama, which explores the idea that William Shakespeare‘s beloved plays may have been written by someone else (Edward de Vere, the …