20th Century Fox has released the first trailer for Murder on the Orient Express, the newest adaptation of Agatha Christie’s acclaimed mystery 1934 novel. Considered the original “whodunit”, Murder on the Orient Express is hailed one of the most brilliant stories of the 20th century. It pioneered a genre that would go on to inspire countless other murder mysteries, including The Thing, Clue, and Twin Peaks.
The story follows Belgian detective Hercule Poirot as he tries to solve a murder case aboard the titular train and he must decipher who among 12 suspected passengers is the culprit.
The film’s decorated cast includes Kenneth Branagh (who is also serving as director), Penelope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Josh Gad, Derek Jacobi, Leslie Odom Jr., Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley. Ridley Scott (The Martian, Alien: Covenant), Simon Kinberg (X-Men: Days of Future Past), and Mark Gordon (Steve Jobs) serve as producers along with Branagh and features a screenplay from Michael Green (Blade Runner 2049).
Murder on the Orient Express is scheduled to pull into in theaters on November 10. Check out the official poster below. Follow the mystery on their new website CluesAreEverywhere.com.