Leslie Odom Jr. Books “Orient Express” Remake

Tony Award winner Leslie Odom Jr. is in talks to join the cast of Kenneth Branagh’s remake of Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express” at 20th Century Fox.

First published in 1934, the story revolves around a murder of an American businessman on board the famous train and everyone onboard is a suspect.

Branagh will both direct and star as detective Hercule Poirot in the film which boasts a screenplay adaptation by Michael Green (“Blade Runner 2”). Ridley Scott, Simon Kinberg and Mark Gordon will produce.

Source: Variety