The episode was filmed in Egypt, with many of the scenes filmed on the steamer PS Sudan. The film is a sequel to the 2017 film, Murder on the Orient Express and features Kenneth Branagh as Hercule Poirot, along with an ensemble cast that includes Gal Gadot, Letitia Wright, Armie Hammer, Annette Bening, Ali … Agatha Christie's Poirot - Episodes Ratings! Colonel Race. She starred in cult classic film American Beauty. The action takes place in Egypt, mostly on the River Nile. "[5], The Scotsman review of 11 November 1937 finished by saying that, "the author has again constructed the neatest of plots, wrapped it round with distracting circumstances, and presented it to what should be an appreciative public. Andrew Pennington, (David Soul) the American trustee who found himself in a spot of bother upon Linnets sudden marriage. ... Louise Bourget. Still Suchet continues to embody the Belgian detective like no other, while Frances de la Tour, Barbara Flynn and Emily Blunt make the best of the supporting roles. Simon married Linnet as part of their scheme to get Linnet's money. For someone so new to the industry, she's already landed roles alongside big names in film. It is a reference to the novel, About to reveal the identity of the murderer, Poirot credits the experience recounted in. The book was first serialized in the US in The Saturday Evening Post in eight installments from 15 May (Volume 209, Number 46) to 3 July 1937 (Volume 210, Number 1) with illustrations by Henry Raleigh. She's worked across theatre, TV and film and has been nominated for an Academy Award. Download the TV Guide app for iPhone, iPad and Android! As the steamer arrives back in Shellal and the passengers disembark, Jacqueline shoots Simon and herself with another pistol she possessed, so they may escape the gallows. The screenplay differs slightly from the book, deleting several characters, including Cornelia Robson, Signor Richetti, Joanna Southwood, the Allertons and Mr. Fanthorp. But she's also taken on roles in Harry Potter and Coraline. When pressed, Poirot reveals he had known she had a second pistol, but had sympathetically chosen to allow her to take her own life. Linnet Ridgeway Doyle (Emily Blunt) a beautiful young American heiress, and the husband she entranced, honeymoon in Egypt, closely followed by a devastated Jacqueline, hell bent on reclaiming the love she and Linnets new husband Simon (JJ Feild) used to have. At Wadi Halfa, Poirot's friend Colonel Race boards the steamer for the return trip. He is best known for his roles across various Shakespeare adaptions, such as Much Ado About Nothing. Check out our picks for movies that (hopefully) won't keep you up at night. This was translated from the edition first published in France by Emmanuel Proust éditions in 2003 under the title of Mort sur le Nil. Alongside Ab Fab, she also known for French & Saunders and for voicing a character in Shrek 2. The following night in the steamer's lounge, Jacqueline expresses her bitterness towards Simon and shoots him in the leg with a pistol, but immediately breaks down with remorse and kicks her pistol away. Cruise Manager Cast. Tom Bateman is an actor working in TV and film. The serial was broadcast weekly from Thursday, 2 January to Thursday, 30 January at 10.00am to 10.30pm. In the revised scene, the incident takes place at, 1937, Collins Crime Club (London), 1 November 1937, Hardback, 288 pp, 1938, Dodd Mead and Company (New York), 1938, Hardback, 326 pp, 1969, Greenway edition of collected works (William Collins), Hardcover, 318 pp, 1970, Greenway edition of collected works (Dodd Mead), Hardcover, 318 pp, 1978, William Collins (Film tie-in), Hardback, 320 pp. More details at His acting credits include Get Him To The Greek and Forgetting Sarah Marshall. Poirot refuses the commission, but attempts unsuccessfully to dissuade Jacqueline from pursuing her plans further. She's won a BAFTA for her performance in New Town and has since starred in major TV shows such as Downton Abbey and Game of Thrones. He worked with Adam Garcia on Murder on the Orient Express. This version remained largely faithful to the novel, with some minor changes: References to real life events appear to set this episode in late 1932, though the SS Normandie only entered service in 1935, but there is some confusion here: Ferguson refers to "a lunatic about to take power in Germany", suggesting a pre-1933 setting, but a later shot of Pennington's luggage label shows the date of his sailing on the Normandie as "January 1936". Dawn French is best known for French and Saunders. This will be her biggest movie role to date. Mobile site. The familiar marital triangle, set on a Nile steamer." He's starred in American series Bollywood Hero, plus Bollywood films. Emma Griffiths Malin. View production, box office, & company info. Use the HTML below. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google privacy policy and terms of service apply. She's danced and sang in Rocketman and Doctor Who respectively. Annette Bening is an American actress who began her career working on Shakespeare productions. David Suchet Hercule Poirot. James Bond actor Sir Sean Connery dies aged 90 surrounded by his family at home, Boris to hold No10 press conference at 4pm TODAY as 2nd UK-wide lockdown looms, Stacey Solomon says Joe can't look at photo she made of late dad with baby Rex, Panic buyers hit the shops to stock up ahead of second national lockdown, Britain faces month-long national lockdown NEXT WEEK despite R rate falling, ©News Group Newspapers Limited in England No. Jane Birkin. Official trailer for Death on the Nile starring Annette Bening, Gal Gadot and Russell Brand Sorted by expiration date (see details view…. A film adaptation directed by Kenneth Branagh is scheduled for release in 2020. Title: Jacqueline de Bellefort, Emily Blunt Looking for a slightly scary movie to watch this Halloween? When interviewing Louise in the cabin in which Simon is resting, Poirot notes an oddness in the words she uses. Cast (in credits order) verified as complete. Her career wasn't always in acting though, as she was crowned Miss Israel 2004 aged just 18, then worked as a fitness and combat instructor for Israel Defense Forces. Miss Marie Van Schuyler, David La Paine Russell Brand is a British comedian who's also worked in TV, film and radio. [10] The player takes the role of Hercule Poirot as he searches various cabins of the Karnak for clues, and then questions suspects based on information he finds. When one of the passengers is killed while on a cruise down the Nile, Poirot must sift through an odd assortment of passengers, all of whom may have something to hide. Add the first question. Tom Allerton, Zoe Telford Poirot soon confronts Pennington over his attempted murder of Linnet by pushing the boulder off the cliff – Pennington had speculated unsuccessfully with her inheritance, and came to Egypt upon learning of her marriage to Simon to trick her into signing documents that would exonerate him. Poirot confronts Simon, who confesses. Death on the Nile Cruise Manager. As they close in two more murders the reason behind Linnets murder becomes all the more important to solve. Emily Blunt Linnet Ridgeway Doyle. Others in the all-star cast included Bette Davis (Miss Van Schuyler), Mia Farrow (Jacqueline de Bellefort), Maggie Smith (Miss Bowers), Lois Chiles (Linnet Doyle), Simon MacCorkindale (Simon Doyle), Jon Finch (Mr. Ferguson), Olivia Hussey (Rosalie Otterbourne), Angela Lansbury (Mrs. Otterbourne), Jane Birkin (Louise), George Kennedy (Mr. Pennington), Jack Warden (Dr. Bessner) and David Niven (Colonel Race). The novel was adapted into a feature film, released in 1978 and starring Peter Ustinov for the first of his six appearances as Poirot. Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. DEATH On The Nile is a new film that has been directed by Kenneth Branagh. 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. Comments are subject to our community guidelines, which can be viewed, Death On The Nile is based on an Agatha Christie novel, Gal Gadot has the female lead in the film, Armie Hammer starred in Call Me By Your Name, Kenneth Branagh both acted and directed for the film, Jennifer Saunders is a comedian and actress, Tom Bateman worked with Adam Garcia on Murder on the Orient Express, Ali Fazal has worked in both Bollywood and Hollywood, Official trailer for Death on the Nile starring Annette Bening, Gal Gadot and Russell Brand, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). Plus, Kate Mara and Nick Robinson's new FX on Hulu series, Find out what you'll be bingeing in November, From slasher to supernatural and everything in between. For other uses, see, Dust-jacket illustration of the first UK edition. (as George Yiasoumi), Louise Bourget While visiting Abu Simbel when the Karnak stops there, Linnet narrowly avoids being crushed by a large boulder that falls from a cliff. Emma Malin Jacqueline de Bellefort. Her career has been heavily within film and TV, having starred in Black Mirror, Black Panther and Avengers: End Game. Agatha Christie adapted the novel into a stage play which opened at the Dundee Repertory Theatre on 17 January 1944[9] under the title of Hidden Horizon and opened in the West End on 19 March 1946 under the title Murder on the Nile and on Broadway on 19 September 1946 under the same title. When Linnet is found shot dead in her cabin, aboard a luxury cruise liner, there is no shortage of suspects. A wealthy American heiress honeymooning on a Nile cruise ship is stalked by a former friend, whose boyfriend she had stolen before making him her new husband. While on their honeymoon in Egypt, newlyweds Simon Doyle and Linett Ridgeway are constantly harassed by Simon's ex-fiancée Jackie De Bellefort who feels her ex-best friend has stolen the love of her life. He notes two bottles of nail polish in the victim's room, one of which intrigues him. 97 mins   John Moffatt reprised his role of Poirot. [3] The full length novel was preceded in 1937 by a short story with the same title, but with Parker Pyne as the detective. The characters of Miss Bowers, Jim Fanthorp and Guido Richetti are omitted from the adaptation. J.J. Field Simon Doyle. However, Poirot realizes it is merely an imitation of Linnet's real necklace. Release Dates She wants to commission him to deter her former friend Jacqueline de Bellefort from hounding and stalking her: Linnet had recently married Jacqueline's fiancé, Simon Doyle, which has made Jacqueline bitterly resentful. A holidaying Hercule Poirot counsels Jackie to put an end to her antics, fearing that all of this can only end in tragedy. James Fox. You can view the seductive trailer below. Death on the Nile is a book of detective fiction by British writer Agatha Christie, first published in the UK by the Collins Crime Club on 1 November 1937[1] and in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company the following year. He's been nominated twice for Laurence Olivier awards. Death on the Nile is a book of detective fiction by British writer Agatha Christie, first published in the UK by the Collins Crime Club on 1 November 1937 and in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company the following year.