Watch: ‘Evil’ on the Tracks in First Trailer for ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Twentieth Century Fox released the first trailer for its star-studded remake of Sidney Lumet’s 1974 Agatha Christie adaptation Murder on the Orient Express this week.

Kenneth Branagh stars as Hercule Poirot, “probably the greatest detective in the world,” as he describes himself. The trailer introduces the star-studded cast of travelers on the Orient Express, all of whom become suspect after a passenger is found murdered during the journey.

“I see evil on this train,” says Poirot. “A passenger has died.”

Branagh directs the remake from a screenplay by Michael Green (Logan, Alien: Covenant). Lumet’s 1974 original earned six Oscar nominations but only came away with one win, Best Actress for Ingrid Bergman.

The suspects on the train this time around include Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Penelope Cruz, Josh Gad, Daisy Ridley, Judi Dench, Willem Defoe, Tom Bateman and Leslie Odom Jr.

Murder on the Orient Express is in theaters November 10.

 

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