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Gal Gadot at the 23rd Annual Critics' Choice Awards held at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, USA on January 11, 2018.

Gal Gadot Producing Novel 'Borderlife', Which Was Banned in Israeli Schools

She is a busy, busy woman, also filming an adaptation of Agatha Christie's Death on the Nile directed by Kenneth Branagh, and a film titled Red Notice with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson There is no news if this will be Gal Gadot's next role after the two aftermentioned projects, but it cannot be ruled out. First[...]

[FANTASTIC FEST] "Knives Out" - Rian Johnson Slays the Whodunit (Non-Spoiler Review)

"Knives Out" is the Most Rian Johnson of Rian Johnson Murder Mysteries

It’s Rian Johnson doing an update on the Agatha Christie movies that featured all-star casts that were a regular thing in the 1970s and early 1980s.[caption id="attachment_1093309" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Knives Out: Daniel Craig as Benoit Blanc Image courtesy Lionsgate[/caption]On the surface, the movie is about who killed a famous mystery author[...]

Annette Bening In Talks for "Death on the Nile"

20th Century Fox is in negotiations with Annette Bening for their take on Agatha Christie's Death on the Nile, according to Deadline The four-time Oscar nominee is hoping to land the role of Euphemia in Kenneth Branagh's second Agatha Christie adaptation, following his 2017 take on Murder on the Orient Express If Bening does indeed[...]

The ABC Murders: Poirot's "Little Gray Cells" Are Put to The Test (TRAILER)

A new year brings viewers a new take on Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot, with John Malkovich (Billions, Burn After Reading) set to stretch his “little gray cells” as the famed literary detective in The ABC Murders, arriving to Amazon Prime Video on February 1st Now mystery fans are getting a new look at the three-part limited series adaptation with the[...]

The ABC Murders: John Malkovich's Poirot Hunts a Serial Killer in BBC One/Amazon Adapt (TRAILER)

With John Malkovich (Billions, Burn After Reading) set to stretch his “little gray cells” as Agatha Christie‘s literary detective Hercule Poirot in BBC One/Amazon’s The ABC Murders later this month, mystery fans are getting their first full look at the three-night lmited series adaptation with the release of the limited series' official trailer:Adapted by Sarah Phelps (The Casual Vacancy, EastEnders) and directed by Alex[...]

Gal Gadot in Talks to Join Kenneth Branagh in 'Orient Express' Sequel Death on the Nile

[caption id="attachment_756089" align="aligncenter" width="445"] Warner Bros.[/caption]Kenneth Branagh's master detective Hercule Poirot might be getting a pretty "wonder"-ful co-star in the form of Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman), who is currently in neogotiations to book passage on Fox's adaptation of Agatha Christie whodunit classic Death on the Nile The film serves as a sequel/follow-up to surprise hit Murder on the[...]

John Malkovich's Hercule Poirot Investigates 'The ABC Murders' for BBC One

[caption id="attachment_854068" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Squarespace[/caption]BBC One and screenwriter Sarah Phelps are betting that there's enough room across the pop culture zeitgeist for two "Hercule Poirots" to co-exist, casting John Malkovich as the famed Belgian sleuth in the network's three-part adaptation of of Agatha Christie's The ABC Murders Directed by Alex Gabassi (The Frankenstein Chronicles) from the[...]

Ed Westwick's Ordeal By Innocence Role Recast; Scenes to Be Reshot

[caption id="attachment_771316" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Tinseltown /[/caption]With production on the second season of his BBC comedy series White Gold already suspended, the co-producers of BBC One's adaptation of Agatha Christie's mystery Ordeal By Innocence have announced that they are recasting the role that Gossip Girl actor Ed Westwick had already finished portraying[...]

Sue Grafton, Mystery Writer and Author, Passes Away at 77

Grafton also produced screenplays for television and film, adopting several Agatha Christie novels for the screen As stated by her family, Sue Grafton refused to let her books be turned into movies or a television series, even though it lent itself to such things Her final novel, Y is for Yesterday was published this past[...]

Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express: The Changes Made from the Novel

Having watched Murder on the Orient Express on Thanksgiving day, I decided it would be good to re-read the original Agatha Christie novel since I hadn't read it since I was a teenager And by "read" I mean go out to and find a copy to listen to, because I don't have time to[...]

Orient Express

Murder On The Orient Express Is Classic Filmmaking By Kenneth Branagh

To go with the nostalgic moment, it felt like the right movie to choose would be Murder on the Orient Express.Having grown up reading Agatha Christie novels, this seemed like a perfect choice (and I'd already seen Justice League and Thor: Ragnarok) Being this wasn't one of the blockbuster films of the weekend, it was[...]

Stranger Things Writer/Producer Justin Doble Signs Exclusive Deal With Amazon

Along with the Kirkman and Doble announcements, the streaming service has also acquired the rights to adapt seven Agatha Christie mysteries; started production on a series adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett's Good Omens, with David Tennant and Michael Sheen; brought Carnival Row to series with Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne; and greenlit development[...]

Agatha Christie

Amazon Picks Up Rights To Adapt 7 Agatha Christie Mysteries

As mystery authors go, Agatha Christie was not only prolific, but she was one of the few to create more than one memorable detective Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple mysteries have been adapted many times over the years, and now Amazon has made a multi-show deal with Agatha Christie Productions for the U.S rights to[...]

The Hateful 8 And The Shadow of Agatha Christie – Look! It Moves! By Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes,Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful 8 is Reservoir Dogs reconfigured as a dystopian 70s Western and filtered through Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None It openly references the authentic snowbound setting of the Spaghetti Western The Great Silence, even including its downbeat and pessimistic tone.  It has Italian Horror-style levels of gore that[...]

Murder On The Orient Express Is Getting A Remake

The film will be based on the 1934 Agatha Christie novel of the same name, but most people obviously know the 1974 Sidney Lumet film starring Albert Finney and Ingrid Bergman It made a lot of money and was nominated for a bunch of Oscars, so Scott, Gordon and Kinberg have a lot to live[...]

Twin Peaks Creator Scripting Contemporary Take On Miss Marple – PERVERSE UPDATE

One of Agatha Christie's most enduring creations, Miss Jane Marple is an elderly amateur detective, and one of the most sharp witted spinsters in a pop culture that has, for some reason or another, turned out quite a few Previously, she has been played by Margaret Rutherford and Angela Lansbury in the movies, and quite[...]

Neil LaBute And Julian Fellowes To Adapt Agatha Christie's Crooked House

Agatha Christie considered Crooked House to be one of her two very best novels,* and it has also been very well received by critics, from publication in 1949 until today The story, unsurprisingly an ensemble murder mystery, revolves around three generations of a family living in the crooked house of the title, and the amateur[...]