20th Century Studios has unleashed the first trailer for the new upcoming film adaptation of Agatha Christie‘s murder mystery story Death on the Nile. The movie is a sequel to Murder on the Orient Express, and Kenneth Branagh is coming back to direct and once again star as detective Hercule Poirot.
Branagh is joined by Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Tom Bateman, Annette Bening, Russell Brand, Ali Fazal, Dawn French, Rose Leslie, Emma Mackey, Sophie Okonedo, Jennifer Saunders, and Letitia Wright. Here’s the synopsis:
Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot’s Egypt 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 will be released in theaters starting on October 23rd.