Alongside directing, Kenneth Branagh is following in the footsteps of actors David Suchet and Peter Ustinov and will star as Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. He will be joined by Judi Dench and Daisy Ridley.
Depp is to play Ratchett, the American businessman whose murder aboard the Orient Express train is at the heart of Christie's 1934 classic novel.
In the roles of the other passengers and suspects, Dench will play Princess Natalia Dragomiroff; Lucy Boynton, Countess Andrenyi; Pfeiffer, Mrs Hubbard; Ridley, Mary Debenham; Derek Jacobi, Masterman, and Leslie Odom Jr, Doctor Arbuthnot.
|What||Johnny Depp and Daisy Ridley star in Orient Express film|
|Where||Various Locations | MAP|
On 30 Sep 17, Release date yet TBC