Irish Eye on Hollywood:
Kenneth Branagh’s Murder
on the Orient Express

Kenneth Branagh to direct a new version of Agatha Christie's famed "Murder on the Orient Express."

By Tom Deignan, Contributor
August / September 2015

Kenneth Branagh is getting back to his literary roots. The Belfast-born lover of Shakespeare – who in recent years has turned to popcorn fare like Thor and Cinderella – is planning to make a new version of the Agatha Christie mystery Murder on the Orient Express. Branagh is hoping the fourth time is a charm, as Christie’s tale of death on a train has been thrice made already. No word just yet though on a cast or release date for Branagh’s latest. ♦

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