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Daisy Ridley, Michelle Pfeiffer, Michael Peña and Judi Dench are all boarding the Orient Express for Fox’s adaptation of Agatha Christie’s acclaimed mystery novel that is being directed by Kenneth Branagh, who is also starring as detective Hercule Poirot.

The story centers around a murder onboard the famous train, and introduces Belgian detective Hercule Poirot who must solve the case while being surrounded by duplicitous passengers. 

As THR reports, Ridley will play Mary Debenham, a working class woman in love with Arbuthnot (played by Hamilton’s Leslie Odom Jr.); Pfeiffer plays Mrs. Hubbard, a glamorous and opinionated passenger with a secret; Dench is Princess Dragomiroff, who hails from Russian royalty, while Peña plays a Cuban passenger named Marquez.

Co-starring are Johnny Depp as Ratchett, the man who is murdered, and Tom Bateman, who plays the Frenchman Bouc. Lucy Boynton and Derek Jacobi round out the cast.

The film is set to be released on November 22th, 2017.

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