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Russell Brand Is Joining the Death on the Nile Cast

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Russell Brand (Ballers, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Get Him to the Greek) is in negotiations to join the cast of Death on the Nile, according to Collider. Disney’s 20th Century Fox will release the film in theaters on October 9, 2020.

Russell Brand joins a cast that includes Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman), Letitia Wright (Black Panther), Armie Hammer (The Social Network), Jodie Comer (Killing Eve), Annette Bening (Captain Marvel), Tom Bateman (Murder on the Orient Express), and Kenneth Branagh (Henry V) as detective Hercule Poirot.

Branagh will again direct Death on the Nile, his follow-up to Agatha Christie adaptation Murder on the Orient Express, which grossed $352.8 million worldwide in 2017.

The screenplay will be adapted by Michael Green, and Judy Hofflund, Simon Kinberg, Ridley Scott, Kevin Walsh and Mark Gordon will produce the film.

Death on the Nile is based on the 1937 novel by Agatha Christie. In the book (buy here), detective Hercule Poirot embarks on a journey to Egypt in one of Agatha Christie’s most famous mysteries. The tranquility of a cruise along the Nile was shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway had been shot through the head. She was young, stylish, and beautiful. A girl who had everything… until she lost her life.

Death on the Nile was previously brought to the big screen in 1978. That film starred Bette Davis, Mia Farrow, Angela Lansbury, Maggie Smith, Jack Warden, Sam Wanamaker, and Peter Ustinov as detective Hercule Poirot.

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Mirko Parlevliethttp://VitalThrills.com
Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded VitalThrills.com to cover movie, TV, video game, music, and theme park news.

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