Cruz Joins “Orient Express” Cast

Penelope Cruz is joining the ensemble cast of Kenneth Branagh’s new film adaptation of Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express” at 20th Century Fox.

She joins a growing cast that includes Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley, Michael Pena, Judi Dench and Josh Gad alongside Branagh who is not only directing but also starring as detective Hercule Poirot.

The story begins after an American businessman is murdered aboard the famed Paris-Istanbul train and the investigator tries to solve the murder

Branagh, Ridley Scott, Simon Kinberg and Mark Gordon will produce. Cruz is currently shooting “Escobar” with husband Javier Bardem.

Source: Deadline