In Julie Taymor's version of 'The Tempest,' the gender of Prospero has been switched to Prospera.
Going back to the 16th or 17th century, women practicing the magical arts of alchemy were often convicted of witchcraft.
In Taymor's version, Prospera is usurped by her brother and sent off with her four-year daughter on a ship
The movie is scheduled to be released in theaters on December 10, 2010. In the meanwhile, you can check out the trailer after the jump!