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Angelina Jolie in Talks to Star in ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Wasn’t there a time when Angelina Jolie told us she was retiring from acting? Apparently, it didn’t stick because there are now rumors that she plans to star in Kenneth Branagh’s Murder on the Orient ExpressHollywood Reporter reports that Jolie would reprise Lauren Bacall’s role as Mrs. Harriet Hubbard.

The Fox film based on Agatha Christie’s classic mystery has been in the works for years (the deal to secure the rights with the Christie estate was seven years in the making). Shooting is expected to begin in November in London and then move to Malta.

And while everything still seems very up in the air, we already have a premiere in mind for November 22, 2017.

The story centers on special detective Hercule Poirot, who boards a train from Jerusalem to Europe only to have a murder committed in the car next to his during a snowstorm. Poirot tries to discover the murderer or murderers before there’s another victim.

And with Jolie having a part in the movie,it only makes sense that the rest of the project would be star-studded.

Branagh is producing alongside Ridley Scott, Simon Kinberg and Mark Gordon. Aditya Sood and Michael Schaefer are executive producing.

Here we fucking go. Here’s a book adaptation to get excited about.

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