Death on the Nile is an upcoming American mystery thriller movie written by Michael Green, based on the 1937 novel of the same name by Agathe Christie. It is directed by Kenneth Branagh and is a follow-up to 2017’s Murder on the Orient Express. It stars Branagh and Tom Bateman returning as Hercule Poirot and Bouc respectively, as well as Gal Gadot, Russell Brand, Annette Bening, Ali Fazal, Sophie Okonedo, Dawn French, Armie Hammer, Rose Leslie, Jennifer Saunders, Emma Mackey, and Letitia Wright.
Principal photography began in September 2019. It is scheduled to be theatrically released in the United States on October 23, 2020, by 20th Century Studios.
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Producers: Kenneth Branagh, Judy Hofflund, Simon Kinberg, Ridley Scott, Mark Gordon, and Kevin J. Walsh
Written by: Michael Green
Based on: Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie
Starring: Gal Gadot, Tom Bateman, Sophie Okonedo, Annette Bening, Kenneth Branagh, Emma Mackey, Russell Brand, Armie Hammer, Ali Fazal, Jennifer Saunders, Dawn French, Rose Leslie, and Letitia Wright
Music by: Patrick Doyle
Cinematography: Haris Zambarloukos
Editor: Úna Ní Dhonghaíle
Production Company: Scott Free Productions, TSG Entertainment, Kinberg Genre, and The Mark Gordon Company
Distributors: 20th Century Studios
Release date: October 23, 2020
Country: United States
Casts in Death on the Nile
Here is the list of casts in Death on the Nile:
- Kenneth Branagh as Hercule Poirot
- Tom Bateman as Bouc
- Annette Bening as Euphemia
- Russell Brand as Dr. Bessner
- Ali Fazal as Andrew Katchadourian
- Dawn French as Mrs. Bowers
- Gal Gadot as Linnet Ridgeway-Doyle
- Armie Hammer as Simon Doyle
- Rose Leslie as Louise Bourget
- Emma Mackey as Jacqueline de Bellefort
- Sophie Okonedo as Salome Otterbourne
- Jennifer Saunders as Marie Van Schuyler
- Letitia Wright as Rosalie Otterbourne
Plot Summary of Death on the Nile
While on vacation on the Nile of Egypt, Hercule Poirot (a world-renowned detective) sets out to find a murderer linked to a mysterious love triangle.
Death on the Nile is scheduled to be theatrically released within the US on October 23, 2020, by 20th Century Studios. it had been previously set to be released on December 20, 2019, before being rescheduled to October 9, 2020. It had been then pushed back a fortnight to its current release date in response to the COVID-19 pandemic forcing many changes in Disney’s (owners of 20th Century Studios) release schedule.
Below is the official trailer of Death on the Nile