Death on the Nile docks March 30 on Disney+ UK
March 11, 2022
By Nik Roseveare
20th Century Studios’ mystery-thriller Death on the Nile, directed by Kenneth Branagh, will debut March 30th on Disney+ in the UK & Ireland.
Death on the Nile is based on the famed 1937 novel by celebrated author Agatha Christie. Branagh, also playing the iconic detective Hercule Poirot, is joined by an all-star cast including Russell Brand, Tom Bateman, Annette Bening, Ali Fazal, Dawn French, Gal Gadot, Rose Leslie, Emma Mackey, Sophie Okonedo, Jennifer Saunders and Letitia Wright.
Death on the Nile, which serves as a sequel to the 2017 movie Murder on the Orient Express, is written by Michael Green, adapted from Christie’s novel, and is produced by Ridley Scott, Branagh, p.g.a., Judy Hofflund, p.g.a. and Kevin J. Walsh, with Mark Gordon, Simon Kinberg, Matthew Jenkins, James Prichard and Mathew Prichard serving as executive producers.
The movie sees Hercule Poirot’s Egyptian vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer turn into a search for a murderer when a picture-perfect couple’s idyllic honeymoon is tragically cut short.
In the US, the movei will premiere on March 29th on Hulu and HBO Max.