Nathan Fillion Is ‘an Ass’ in New Clip From Joss Whedon’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ (Video)

The "Castle" star plays Dogberry in Joss Whedon's upcoming film

Nathon Fillion is a Shakespearean ass in Joss Whedon's modern adaptation of "Much Ado About Nothing."

A new clip from the film, kicking off the Oscars Outdoors summer screening series on June 5, features the "Castle" star as Dogberry, the chief policeman of Messina in Shakespeare's comedy, being labeled "an ass."

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"Much Ado About Nothing," which was shot entirely in Whedon's home, follows characters trying to trick one couple into love and trick another couple out of marriage

Lionsgate is releasing the comedy in theaters on June 7.