‘Death on the Nile’, Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation with The 20th Century Studios had the premiere date and a trailer released.
Featuring an all-star cast of suspects, ‘Death on the Nile’ opens in U.S. theaters October 23, 2020. Watch the trailer below:
Death on the Nile | Official Trailer | 20th Century Studios
Kenneth Branagh returning as director and lead in a new Agatha Christie adaptation after “Murder on the Orient Express”, 2017.
The movie was filmed in England and Egypt just prior to the coronavirus pandemic. Branagh works from a screenplay by Michael Green, who also adapted Murder on the Orient Express.
Both produce too, with Ridley Scott, Mark Gordon, Simon Kinberg, and Judy Hofflund.
About the cast, Kenneth Branagh, as starring as “probably the greatest detective in the world”, Hercule Poirot.
Following the tradition, The movie has amassed a star-studded cast:
Tom Bateman, who reprises the role of Bouc from the previous Poirot movie; Annette Bening, Russell Brand, Ali Fazal, Dawn French, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer; Rose Leslie, Emma Mackey, Sophie Okonedo, Jennifer Saunders, and Letitia Wright.
Death on the Nile Poster
“Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot’s Egyptian vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer turns into a terrifying search for a murderer when a picture-perfect couple’s idyllic honeymoon is tragically cut short. Set against an epic landscape of sweeping desert vistas and the majestic Giza pyramids, this tale of unbridled passion and incapacitating jealousy features a cosmopolitan group of impeccably dressed travelers, and enough wicked twists and turns to leave audiences guessing until the final, shocking denouement. “