Many of us are fans of Sidney Lumet’s 1974 classic MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS starring Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Sean Connery, Vanessa Redgrave, and Michael York. Brace yourself, because the new version will arrive.
Variety said 20th Century Fox with producers Ridley Scott, Mark Gordon, and Simon Kinberg will develop the new take on this story based on Agatha Christie’s 1934 novel
Just after midnight, the famous Orient Express is stopped in its tracks by a snowdrift. By morning, the millionaire Samuel Edward Ratchett lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. One of his fellow passengers must be the murderer.
Isolated by the storm, detective Hercule Poirot must find the killer among a dozen of the dead man’s enemies, before the murderer decides to strike again.