Death on the Nile is a forthcoming mystery thriller film directed by Kenneth Branagh and written by Michael Green. It is based on Agatha Christie’s 1937 novel of the same name. Branagh returns as Hercule Poirot in the sequel to 2017’s Murder on the Orient Express, which is produced by Branagh, Ridley Scott, Simon Kinberg, Judy Hofflund, Mark Gordon, and Kevin J. Walsh. The film also stars Tom Bateman (who also returns from the first film), Annette Bening, Russell Brand, Ali Fazal, Dawn French, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Rose Leslie, Emma Mackey, and Sophie Okonedo, Jennifer Saunders, and Letitia Wright.
Following the 1978 film and an episode of the television series Agatha Christie’s Poirot that aired in 2004, this is the third movie adaptation of Christie’s novel.
Principal photography began in September 2019 and ended in December, with filming taking place at Longcross Studios in England and on location in Morocco.
The movie will be released in theaters on February 11, 2022, by 20th Century Studios. Since its intended release date of October 2020, it has been postponed numerous times owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Death on the Nile (2022) Synopsis
The temporary calm and quiet aboard the S.S. Karnak is shattered when one of the passengers is found dead. Hercule Poirot, a renowned Belgian detective, is tasked with determining which of the passengers is the murderer before they attack again.
- Genre: Mystery & Thriller, Drama, Crime
- Original Language: English
- Director: Kenneth Branagh
- Producer: Kenneth Branagh, Mark Gordon, Judy Hofflund, Simon Kinberg, Ridley Scott, Kevin J. Walsh
- Writer: Michael Green
- Production Co: Scott Free Productions, Twentieth Century Fox, The Estate of Agatha Christie
- Countries of origin: United States, United Kingdom
- Filming Locations: Aswan, Egypt, Luxor, Egypt, Cairo, Egypt, Longcross Studios, Chobham Lane, Longcross, Surrey, England, UK
- Kenneth Branagh as Hercule Poirot
- Tom Bateman as Bouc
- Annette Bening as Euphemia Bouc
- Russell Brand as Dr. Linus Windlesham
- Ali Fazal as Andrew Katchadourian
- Dawn French as Mrs. Bowers
- Gal Gadot as Linnet Ridgeway-Doyle
- Armie Hammer as Simon Doyle
- Rose Leslie as Louise Bourget
- Emma Mackey as Jacqueline de Bellefort
- Sophie Okonedo as Salome Otterbourne
- Jennifer Saunders as Marie Van Schuyler
- Letitia Wright as Rosalie Otterbourne
- Ann Turkel as Meredith Wilson
- Sarah Eve as Hattie Payne
Christie’s great-grandson James Prichard, chairman of Agatha Christie Limited, indicated an interest in sequels in 2015, noting the positive cooperation with Branagh and the production team as a reason. If the first film is a success, Branagh showed interest in more installments in May 2017. On November 20, 2017, it was revealed that 20th Century Fox was developing Death on the Nile as a sequel to their adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express, with Michael Green returning to write the script and Kenneth Branagh slated to reprise his roles as Poirot and director.
Gal Gadot joined the cast in September 2018. Paco Delgado was also engaged to create the outfits. Armie Hammer joined the cast in October 2018, and Tom Bateman was announced to reprise his role as Bouc in the film. Jodie Comer joins the cast in January 2019. Letitia Wright joined the cast in April of this year. In June, Annette Bening was in discussions to join. Russell Brand was added to the cast in August of this year. In September, Ali Fazal, Dawn French, Rose Leslie, Emma Mackey, Sophie Okonedo, and Jennifer Saunders were added, while Comer was dropped.
Despite initial rumors of filming in Egypt, principal photography began on September 30, 2019, at Longcross Studios in Surrey, England, and later proceeded to Morocco. The Temple of Abu Simbel, as well as the watercraft, were reconstructed. For the film, the Tiffany Yellow Diamond was utilized. The filming took place from December 18 to December 18, 2019.
Death on the Nile is set to be released theatrically in the United States on February 11, 2022, by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures through the 20th Century Studios label, after being postponed many times due to the COVID-19 epidemic and other difficulties.
Is Death on the Nile on Netflix?
Death on the Nile is not accessible on Netflix in the United States.
Who is the killer in Death on the Nile?
Answer and explanation: In Death on the Nile, there were two killers. Simon Doyle, Linnet Doyle’s husband, murders her. After Linnet’s death, Simon and his previous fiancee Jacqueline de Bellefort want to marry.
Where can I see Death on the Nile 2020?
Amazon.com: Death on the Nile [DVD] : Movies & TV.
How long is Death on the Nile?
What house was used in Death on the Nile?
The red brick Tudor country house, which is Grade I listed, is currently a private residence that is not available to the public. Linnet and Simon Doyle (Simon MacCorkindale) go on their honeymoon to Egypt, where they are followed by jilted Jacqueline de Bellefort (Mia Farrow) to the Giza Pyramids.
How many versions of Death on the Nile are there?
Joan Hickson plays Jane Marple of St Mary Mead hamlet in the BBC production of all 12 novels featuring the wispy-haired Jane Marple. From 1984 until 1992, it was shown on television.
Death on the Nile Release Dates
|France||9 February 2022|
|Netherlands||9 February 2022|
|Hungary||10 February 2022|
|Italy||10 February 2022|
|Portugal||10 February 2022|
|Russia||10 February 2022|
|Slovakia||10 February 2022|
|UK||11 February 2022|
|Iceland||11 February 2022|
|Japan||11 February 2022|
|Lithuania||11 February 2022|
|Sweden||11 February 2022|
|USA||11 February 2022|
Also Known As (AKA)
|(original title)||Death on the Nile|
|Argentina||Muerte en el Nilo|
|Australia||Death on the Nile|
|Australia||Death on the Nile|
|Brazil||Morte no Nilo|
|Bulgaria (Bulgarian title)||Смърт край Нил|
|Canada (French title)||Death on the Nile|
|Canada (English title)||Murder on the Nile|
|Denmark||Døden på Nilen|
|France||Mort sur le Nil|
|Germany||Tod auf dem Nil|
|Greece||Έγκλημα στον Νείλο|
|Hungary||Halál a Níluson|
|India (English title)||Death on the Nile|
|India (Hindi title)||Death on the Nile|
|Italy||Assassinio sul Nilo|
|Japan (Japanese title)||ナイル殺人事件|
|Lithuania||Mirtis ant Nilo|
|Mexico||Death on the Nile|
|Poland||Śmierć na Nilu|
|Portugal||Morte no Nilo|
|Russia||Смерть на Ниле|
|Serbia||Smrt na Nilu|
|Slovakia||Smrť na Níle|
|Spain||Muerte en el Nilo|
|Sweden||Döden på Nilen|
|Turkey (Turkish title)||Nil’de Ölüm|
|UK||Death on the Nile|
|USA||Death on the Nile|
|Vietnam||Án Mạng Trên Sông Nile|