Director Kenneth Branagh
Genre Crime | Drama | Mystery
Cast Kenneth Branagh, Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Judi Dench
Release Date November 10th, 2017
Directed by Kenneth Branagh (Thor, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, Cinderella), Murder on the Orient Express is the retelling of a classic "whodunit" murder mystery set aboard a lavish train. It is based on the novel of the same name written by the late Agatha Christie, originally published on January 1st, 1934. The impressive cast includes Kenneth Branagh, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Penélope Cruz, Josh Gad, Willem Dafoe, and Judi Dench. Check out the official trailers below!!
Ted Takes Fun Facts, Murder on the Orient Express:
- Angelina Jolie was originally attached to the project in the role of Mrs. Hubbard, but dropped out. Charlize Theron was also courted for the role, but, in the end, Michelle Pfeiffer was cast.
- Fox head Stacey Snider broke off negotiations with Angelina Jolie after several months due to her insistence on significant script changes on what was a relatively small part.
- The film's cast includes two Oscar winners: Judi Dench and Penélope Cruz; and four Oscar nominees: Kenneth Branagh, Willem Dafoe, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Johnny Depp.