Agatha Christie's whodunnit stage play 'The Mousetrap' has preserved its secrets over the course of 70 years in the West End.
It's the only Christie novel not set in the 20th Century.
She is being subjected to vitriolic abuse online over changings she made to Agatha Christie's Poirot story.
<strong>EXCLUSIVE: </strong>Gal Gadot has been set to star in <em>Death on the Nile</em>, the latest Agatha Christie adaptation set up at 20th Century Fox with Kenneth Branagh directing. The project came together last year as the studio was finding success with its Christie ensemble <em>Murder on the Orient Express</em>. The pic ended up grossing $352.8 million worldwide with Branagh at the helm and also playing master detective Hercule Poirot. Fox already has set a December 20, 2019, release date for <em>Death…</em>
It looks as though Johnny Depp will board the Orient Express. According to Deadline, the 53-year-old ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ star may be appearing in the upcoming remake of ‘Murder On The Orient Express’. “Johnny Depp is in talks to star for director Kenneth Branagh in the Murder On The Orient Express remake,” they revealed.
Ben Affleck is clearly not letting his ongoing Batman duties put a stop to his directorial career, as he looks set to helm ‘Witness For The Prosecution’ for 20th Century Fox. The tale centres on “a lawyer defending a client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise.” Affleck will also produce along with Matt Damon and Jennifer Todd, whilst Christopher Keyser will pen the screenplay. Tyrone Power and Marlene Dietrich previously starred in a big screen take on the story for director Billy Wilder in 1957.
Despite early reports to the contrary, Angelina Jolie is not about to board the Orient Express. The Hollywood superstar had been linked to a key role in a new take on Agatha Christie’s classic murder mystery novel ‘Murder on the Orient Express,’ set to be directed by Kenneth Branagh, who will also star as the iconic detective Hercule Poirot. Studio 20th Century Fox are now said to be courting a number of big name actresses for the role, Charlize Theron reportedly being at the top of the list.