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Josh Gad Loves Sir Kenneth Branagh

Josh Gad would follow Sir Kenneth Branagh ''to the ends of the Earth''.The 36-year-old actor is currently starring as Hector MacQueen in the new movie adaptation of Agatha Christie's whodunit novel 'Murder on the Orient...

Sir Kenneth Branagh Wants To Adapt Agatha Christie's Death On The Nile

Sir Kenneth Branagh wants to make Agatha Christie's 'Death on the Nile' into a new film.The 56-year-old actor starred as Belgian detective Hercule Poirot in 'Murder on the Orient Express' - which he also directed...

Daisy Ridley Had Doubts She Could Star In Murder On The Orient Express

Daisy Ridley didn't think she was good enough to get a part in 'Murder on the Orient Express'.The 25-year-old actress stars as Mary Debenham in the new movie adaptation of Agatha Christie's murder mystery novel...

Johnny Depp 'Staggered' By Beauty Of Murder On The Orient Express

Johnny Depp was ''staggered'' by the beauty of thriller 'Murder on the Orient Express'.The 54-year-old actor stars as Edward Ratchett in the new Sir Kenneth Branagh adaptation of the popular Agatha Christie whodunit novel of...

Michelle Pfeiffer Cried When She Met Dame Judi Dench

Michelle Pfeiffer burst into tears when she met Dame Judi Dench on the set of 'Murder on the Orient Express'.The 59-year-old actress is currently starring alongside the iconic actress in Sir Kenneth Branagh's re-imagining of...

Josh Gad Frozen Out Of Script For Disney Sequel

Josh Gad isn't allowed to read the whole script of 'Frozen 2' in case he spills spoilers.The 36-year-old actor voiced the snowman Olaf in the massively popular 2013 Disney animated movie 'Frozen' and is now...

Sir Kenneth Branagh Praises Dame Judi Dench

Sir Kenneth Branagh said Dame Judi Dench was a ''critical component'' for 'Murder on the Orient Express'.The 56-year-old actor both starred and directed the new Agatha Christie remake, which sees him portray detective Hercule Poirot...

Daisy Ridley Admits To Nerves On Murder On The Orient Express

Daisy Ridley could barely hold a cup when she filmed 'Murder on the Orient Express' because she was so nervous working with the all-star cast.The 25-year-old actress is starring as Mary Debenham in Kenneth Branagh's...

Kim Cattrall 'Fearful Of Getting Alzheimer's Disease' Like Her Father

The Sex and the City actress returned to Liverpool, the city in which she was born and lived as a child, to film a role in the BBC’s adaptation of Agatha Christie classic, The Witness...

Johnny Depp In Talks To Board Murder On The Orient Express

Branagh will portray detective Hercule Poirot in the film, and Depp is close to landing another top role, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Hamilton star Leslie Odom Jr. also is already attached...

Leslie Odom Jr. Is In Talks To Star In The Remake Of Murder On The Orient Express

Leslie Odom Jr. is set to join the cast of 'Murder on the Orient Express'.It is not clear what role the 35-year-old actor - who won a Tony Award this year for Best Actor in...

Kim Cattrall Set For Killer New Tv Role In The Witness For The Prosecution Adaptation

The two-part drama series, which will also star Toby Jones, Andrea Riseborough, and Billy Howle, will centre on the murder of rich Emily French, who will be played by the Sex and the...

Actress Sheila Sim Dies

Sim's passing was announced on Tuesday night (19Jan16), following a performance of Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap at the Nottingham Theatre Royal in England. The play was particularly special for the actress as...

David Suchet Wants Big-screen Poirot Role

The veteran stage star has played the fictional Belgian detective in 70 episodes of the hit TV show, but viewers saw the famed crimebuster killed off in Curtain: Poirot's Last Case, which aired...

Geraldine Mcewan Dies Aged 82

Geraldine McEwan has died.The actress - who was known for playing the title character in Agatha Christie's 'Marple' - passed away at the age of 82 at Charing Cross Hospital in London on Friday (30.01.15),...

'Miss Marple' Actress Geraldine Mcewan Dies Aged 82

Geraldine McEwan, the British actress best known for her role as Miss Marple in the ITV adaptations of Agatha Christie's detective novels, has died at the age of 82. Her family released a statement on...

Agatha Christie's Jewels Up For Auction

Agatha Christie's family jewels are set to go under the hammer in October (14).A 19th century diamond brooch and an engagement ring thought to have belonged to the English crime writer's mother are expected to...

Dynasty Star Kate O'mara Has Died

Kate O'Mara has died age 74.The actress passed away on Sunday (30.03.14) in a nursing home in Sussex, south England after a short illness.Her agent Phil Belfield said: '''She was extraordinary, she had so much...

Ridley Scott To Produce Murder On The Orient Express

Sir Ridley Scott is remaking 'Murder on the Orient Express'.20th Century Fox has nabbed the rights to Agatha Christie's famous murder mystery novel and has set a trio of top producers to oversee the new...

New Author To Bring Agatha Christie's Poirot Out Of Retirement

Agatha Christie left us with some truly memorable characters in her time as a best-selling author, and no better example can be found than the Belgian super sleuth Hercule Poirot. Having been put to rest...

David Suchet To Film Final Poirot At Agatha Christie's Devon Retreat

Actor David Suchet is to film his final Poirot movie at author Agatha Christie's holiday retreat in Devon, England.The Brit has portrayed the fictional detective since 1989 and now he's bowing out after appearing in...

Patrick Stewart's Joy Over Mousetrap Performance

Sir Patrick Stewart only watched The Mousetrap on stage one day before he took part in a star-studded gala performance to mark the 60th anniversary of Agatha Christie's celebrated play on Sunday (18Nov12).Hugh Bonneville and...

Stars Unite To Celebrate 60th Anniversary Of The Mousetrap

Sir Patrick Stewart, Hugh Bonneville and Julie Walters are taking part in a star-studded gala performance to mark the 60th anniversary of Agatha Christie's celebrated play The Mousetrap.The actors will take to the stage for...

U.k. Broadcaster Forced To Censor Classic Movie

Old movies used to be a staple of afternoon television on U.S. broadcast television. No longer. However, that may still be the case in the U.K., although the difficulties of finding acceptable films during a...

Sean Bean Arrested For Allegedly Harrassing Ex

Sean Bean has been arrested for allegedly harassing his ex-wife. The 'Game of Thrones' star reportedly made abusive calls and sent angry text messages to actress Georgina Sutcliffe, who he divorced in December 2010 after...

Unseen Agatha Christie Letters Published

A series of letters penned by legendary crime novelist Agatha Christie during a round-the-world trip is to be published for the first time.The British writer headed off to Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and Hawaii...

Alice Dellal Becomes New Face Of Chanel

Alice Dellal is the new face of the Boy Chanel handbag collection.The London-based socialite, musician and model - who is known for her signature half-shaved head and punk style - was handpicked by Chanel's Karl...

David Suchet Delight As 'Poirot' Returns For Final Run

David Suchet and 'Poirot' fans can rejoice; it's been announced that the much-loved actor will return next year to reprise his most famous role for the final five times. Back in March it was revealed...

David Suchet Collects Cbe From Prince Charles

David Suchet, the British actor best known for his long-running role as Agatha Christie's detective 'Hercule Poirot', has collected his Cbe from the Prince of Wales, reports Bbc News. David Suchet was honoured for his...

Gemma Arterton Joins Crooked House

Gemma Arterton has signed up to star in Agatha Christie's 'Crooked House'.The British actress will join Julie Andrews, Matthew Goode and Gabriel Byrne in an all-star cast of Neil LaBute's adaptation of the murder mystery.Rewritten...

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