TV & Movies News

November, 2017

Kenneth Branagh, the director and star of the latest film adaptation of Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express” (2017), has recorded a new audio book version of the bestseller for HarperCollins. Branagh, who plays Poirot, in the Twentieth Century Fox adaptation, is the latest actor to take on the role of the famous detective, following portrayals from noted actors including Charles Laughton, Albert Finney, Peter Ustinov, and David Suchet.

Rumours are circulating that Kenneth Branagh plans to direct and film a new version of “Death on the Nile.” No details regarding other cast members were noted.

Speaking of Agatha Christie…Ben Affleck has announced plans for a new film adaptation of “The Witness for the Prosecution,” in 2019. No details have been released regarding cast members. Christopher Keyser is credited as the screenwriter. Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, and Jennifer Todd are listed as producers.

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