Top brass at the 39th Seattle International Film Festival made the announcement on Monday [Apr 8].

Joss Whedon’s black-and-white take on Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing premiered in Toronto last autumn.

Whedon and stars Alexis Denisof, Amy Acker, Nathan Fillion, and Clark Gregg are scheduled to attend on May 16.

The festival is set to run from May 16-Jun 9.