Disney has released the trailer for “Death on the Nile.” This is the sequel film to “Murder on the Orient Express.” This is one of the titles Disney picked up with the Fox merger so it’s listed at 20th Century Studios.
Here’s the synopsis:
“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. “Death on the Nile” reunites the filmmaking team behind 2017’s global hit “Murder on the Orient Express,” and stars five-time Academy Award® nominee Kenneth Branagh as the iconic detective Hercule Poirot.”
Also starring in the film, listed in alphabetical order are: Tom Bateman, Annette Bening, Russell Brand, Ali Fazal, Dawn French, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Rose Leslie, Emma Mackey, Sophie Okonedo, Jennifer Saunders and Letitia Wright.
The“Death on the Nile” is based on the Agatha Christie novel. The adaptation is written by Michael Green. The producers on the film are Executive Producers James Prichard and Matthew Prichard. Other producers include Ridley Scott, Mark Gordon, Simon Kinberg, Kenneth Branagh, Judy Hofflund and Kevin J. Walsh, with Matthew Jenkins, James Prichard and Matthew Prichard serving as executive producers.
The film is slated for theatrical release on October 23, unless something else happens to postpone it or Disney decides to move it to Disney+.
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Source: 20th Century Studios on YouTube
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