Haracter analysis of film:Much ado about nothing by Branagh

Which actors/ actresses were cast well? Which demonstrated unique thinking on the part of the director?

Base your comments on characteristics of the characters from the original play, including:
physical features
personality
gender
age
status
profession
function in story

One paragraph per character:

1.Benedick (Kenneth Branagh)
2. Beatrice (Ema Thompson)
3. Claudio (Robert Sean Leonard)
4. Hero ( Kate Beakinsale)
5. Don Pedro ( Denzel Washington)
6. Don John ( Keanu Reeves)
7. Dogberry ( Michael Keaton)