By Travis Martin
It was announced that Angelina Jolie would not join Kenneth Branagh‘s remake of Agatha Christie‘s “Murder on the Oriental Express.“ However, Deadline has gotten a full cast list from 20th Century Fox. Besides Branagh, who will be playing Belgium detective Hercule Poirot, here is the cast:
Johnny Depp will star as Ratchett, Michelle Pfeiffer is Mrs. Hubbard, Daisy Ridley will be Mary Debenham, Michael Peña will be Marquez, and Judi Dench is Princess Dragomiroff. Also joining is Lucy Boynton as Countess Andrenyi, Derek Jacobi will portray Masterman, Leslie Odom Jr. will be Doctor Arbuthnot, and Tom Bateman is Bouc.
There are still roles that need to be filled out before filming can commence. Branagh will direct the adaption from a script by Michael Green. “Murder on the Orient Express” starts production in London on November, with a release date scheduled for November 22, 2017.