Advertisement
HomeHollywood

Angelina Jolie is Not Doing Murder on the Orient Express

The 41-year-old Oscar-winning actress, who was reported as being in early talks and was in negotiations to join the cast, never signed a deal to appear in Kenneth Branagh-directed movie, Variety reported

  | August 05, 2016 19:55 IST (Los Angeles)
Angelina Jolie

This image was posted on Instagram by angelinajolieofficial

Highlights

  • Angelina was reportedly in negotiations to join the cast
  • The makers are now trying to interest Charlize Theron
  • Michael Green is writing the screenplay based on Agatha Christie's novel
Actress Angelina Jolie will not star in the remake of Murder on the Orient Express.
The 41-year-old Oscar-winning actress, who was reported as being in early talks and was in negotiations to join the cast, never signed a deal to appear in Kenneth Branagh-directed movie, reported Variety.
The makers are now trying to interest a number of other big stars, with Charlize Theron among the actresses being considered. Kenneth will also star as detective Hercule Poirot.
Blade Runner 2 fame Michael Green is writing the screenplay based on Agatha Christie's novel, with Steve Asbell overseeing the production for Fox Studios.
First published in 1934 the book revolves around a murder of an American businessman on-board the famous train. The film follows Hercule Poirot as he tries to figure out which passenger is the murderer.
Sidney Lumet previously made a version of Agatha's novel in 1974 with Albert Finney as Hercule Poirot. Kenneth will produce the film with Ridley Scott, Simon Kinberg and Mark Gordon.
(This story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

 
Advertisement
Advertisement
Listen to the latest songs, only on JioSaavn.com