Entertainment Weekly has released the first Murder on the Orient Express photos! Director Kenneth Branagh will also star in the movie as detective Hercule Poirot. Johnny Depp portrays Ratchett, Michelle Pfeiffer is Mrs. Hubbard, and Daisy Ridley plays Mary Debenham.
Judi Dench portrays Princess Dragomiroff, while Lucy Boynton is Countess Andrenyi. Tom Bateman plays Bouc, acclaimed stage actor and Tony winner Derek Jacobi portrays Masterman, Michael Peņa is Marquez, Josh Gad is Hector McQueen, Willem Dafoe as Mr. Hardman, “Hamilton” star Leslie Odom Jr. plays Doctor Arbuthnot, and Academy Award winner Penelope Cruz plays an unknown role.
Agatha Christie’s novel, published in 1934, is considered one of the most ingenious stories ever devised. It revolves around a murder onboard the famous train, and Belgian detective Hercule Poirot must solve the case – but there are a number of passengers who could potentially be the murderer.
Ridley Scott, Simon Kinberg, Mark Gordon and Branagh produced the film. Murder on the Orient Express is set to open in theaters on November 10, 2017.