20th Century Fox is riding after their yesteryear success of the murder mystery film Murder on the Orient Express starring Kenneth Branagh, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp and others, the film directed by Kenneth Branagh went on to collect over $350 million even though receiving a mixed response from the critics.
The next big thing of the studio is the film adaptation of the book, Death on the Nile published by Christie in the year 1937 which is a murder mystery taking place a luxurious cruise travelling on the Nile river. Previously a movie was already an adaptation film was made on this book of the same name in the year 1978 and it is the second film which is planned to be made grand and engaging by the Fox Studios.
Gal Gadot has been zeroed to play the lead role in the film while the other cast members are not yet finalised for the film. Director Kenneth Branagh and screenwriter Michael Green are again teaming up after the orient express film to handle the respective departments. Gadot is currently shooting for her upcoming DC’s Wonder Woman 1984 and also committed for a film with Dwayne Johnson titled a Red Notice. The release date of the film Death on the Nile is planned to be December 20, 2019.