Death on the Nile Gets a Release Date

Fox set a Nov. 8, 2019 release date for “Death on the Nile,” directed by Kenneth Branagh and based on the Agatha Christie mystery. The project is a followup to Branagh’s “Murder on the Orient Express” with “Orient Express” screenwriter Michael Green returning. Branagh is expected to return as detective Hercule Poirot.

Christie first published “Death on the Nile” in 1937, three years after her “Murder on the Orient Express” was published. The plot places Poirot on a vacation in Egypt, discovering a murder on the Nile River as a result of a love triangle gone bad. The book was adapted into a 1978 movie.

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