There is good news for the fans of Agatha Christie. There is a new movie adaptation on the calendar. Kenneth Branagh is again going to direct and act in the new upcoming film Death On the Nile. The first movie Murder on the Orient Express released in 2017 and it was a great hit. So the fans are eagerly waiting for the second film adaptation of the Agatha Christie mystery novel. Know all the details about the new movie here.
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When is the release date set?
The film will be available for the UK audience on 23rd October 2020. A trailer of the film got released and we have a glimpse of the Hercule Poirot played exceptionally by Kenneth Branagh. There were also some great actors in the film who are playing as the characters in the Death on the Nile novel. It is visually appealing as well as a thrilling trailer. So watch it now.
The plotline of Death on the Nile
While the great detective Hercule Poirot is holidaying in the Nile of Egypt he comes across a murder incident. He has to find the murderer who is responsible for the crime. He knows that a criminal is a person aboard the ship. Will the great detective solve the crime before it is too late?
Death on the Nile Official Trailer
The cast details
- Kenneth Branagh plays as Hercule Poirot
Hercule Poirot is a Belgian detective a character created by author Agatha Christie. Many actors have portrayed as Hercule Poirot in TV series and films however Branagh’s portrayal of Poirot is visually pleasing and perfect. In the film, the character is in the height of his career as a detective. The crisp side-whiskers of Poirot and his neat appearance got depicted well in the film. His skills as a detective and his style of solving a crime are also shown effectively.
- Tom Bateman plays as Bouc
He is a close friend of Poirot who is the owner of The Orient Express. Poirot finds him trustworthy.
- Russell Brand plays as Dr Bessner
He is an Austrian physician who is passenger onboard. He is the person who treats the injured in the ship.
- Gal Gadot plays as Linnet Ridgeway-Doyle
She is a socialite on the Karnak who seeks the help of Poirot when she gets harassed by her former friend turned enemy Jacqueline de Bellefort. Jacqueline hates Linnet because she has married her former fiancé which ruined their friendship.
- Armie Hammer plays as Simon Doyle
He is the husband of Linnet because of whom she gets stalked by Jacqueline. He is one of the major suspects of the crime that happens in the ship.
- Rose Leslie plays as Louise Bourget
She is the maid of socialite Linnet and is one of the passengers on the ship.
- Emma Mackey plays as Jacqueline de Bellefort
She is a former friend of Linnet who stalks her because she feels jealous of the marriage with Simon her former fiancé. She is also a main suspect in the crime.
- Sophie Okonedo plays as Salome Otterbourne
She is a romance novelist who is a passenger on the ship.
Death on the Nile is going to be a great film. We expect it will receive the same recognition as Murder on the Orient Express. So stay tuned.