Murder on the Orient Express poster highlights the star-studded ensemble
20th Century Fox has released the first poster for Murder on the Orient Express, the upcoming new feature film adaptation of Agatha Christie’s acclaimed mystery from director/star Kenneth Branagh. Check out the Murder on the Orient Express poster below and explore the film’s viral site CluesAreEverywhere.com. The trailer for the film is set to debut tomorrow.
In addition to directing Murder on the Orient Express, Branagh, a five-time Academy Award nominee, will star as detective Hercule Poirot. Academy Award winner Penelope Cruz plays Pilar Estravados, Academy Award nominee Willem Dafoe is Gerhard Hardman, Academy Award winner Judi Dench portrays Princess Dragomiroff, Academy Award nominee Johnny Depp plays Ratchett, Josh Gad appears as Hector MacQueen, Derek Jacobi is Edward Masterman, “Hamilton” star Leslie Odom Jr. plays Dr. Arbuthnot, Academy Award nominee Michelle Pfeiffer portrays Mrs. Hubbard, and Daisy Ridley plays Mary Debenham.
Agatha Christie’s novel, published in 1934, is considered one of the most ingenious stories ever devised. It revolves around a murder onboard the famous train, and Belgian detective Hercule Poirot must solve the case – but there are a number of passengers who could potentially be the murderer.
Ridley Scott (The Martian), Simon Kinberg (The Martian, X-Men: Days of Future Past), Mark Gordon (Steve Jobs) and Branagh produced the film. Michael Schaefer, Aditya Sood and Judy Hofflund also produce. Michael Green (Blade Runner 2) wrote the screenplay, with James Prichard and Hilary Strong, both of Agatha Christie Ltd., executive producing.
Murder on the Orient Express is set to open in theaters on November 10, 2017.[Gallery not found]