The PERIODS. film collective has been specializing in quality, re-interpreted historical comedy films for a few years now, finding viral and critical success online, but recently some more high-profile names have joined their fold.

Zach Quinto joined up with the filmmakers for 2010's "Before After," and now Penn Badgley is starring in the newest PERIODS. short film, "East of Eden," which is a wonderfully anachronistic take on the classic Steinbeck tale.

The New York-based crew recently showcased 13 of their shorts in Los Angeles as part of the HollyShorts Festival at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, including their unique takes on "Deer Hunter," "Ethan Frome," and the story of the pilgrims.

Watch their "East of Eden" below, and let us know your thoughts in the comments section.

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