Kenneth Branagh will return to direct and participate as Detective Hercule Poirot in Death on the Nile, the sequel to the 2017 Murder on the Orient Express, accompanied by a luxury cast.
Gal Gadot, Wonder Woman herself, was linked to the project last year, and 20th Century Fox unveiled now the rest of the star cast, which includes famous faces from Black Panther and Game of Thrones.
In October 2020, Kenneth Branagh returns with a whole new cast of suspects for Death on the Nile. pic.twitter.com/95OhdAElnj
– 20th Century Fox (@ 20thcenturyfox) October 1, 2019
Black Panther's Letitia Wright will play Rosalie Otterbourne, daughter of a famous novelist, while Call Me by Your Name actor Armie Hammer has been added to the cast as Simon Doyle, husband of Gadnet's Linnet Ridgeway Doyle.
Tom Bateman will return to the role of Monsieur Bouc, joining four-Oscar nominee Annette Bening and Game of Thrones star Rose Leslie along with Ali Fazal, Sophie Okonedo, Emma Mackey, Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders and Russell Brand.
Death of the Nile, based on Agatha Christie's 1937 book, "focuses on Poirot investigating a homicide during a luxurious Nile River cruise, where, coincidentally, he is. However, as he collects a spring of potential killers, several suspects also die, which only adds to the mystery. "
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