Murder on the Orient Express - First TrailerMurder on the Orient Express - First Trailer

“If there was a murder, then there was a murderer. The murderer is with us and every one of you is a suspect."

Synopsis: What starts out as a lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into one of the most stylish, suspenseful and thrilling mysteries ever told. From the novel by best-selling author Agatha Christie, "Murder on the Orient Express" tells the tale of thirteen strangers stranded on a train, where everyone's a suspect. One man must race against time to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again. Kenneth Branagh directs and leads an all-star cast including Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley and Josh Gad.

Release Date: November 10, 2017

Director: Kenneth Branagh

Writer: Michael Green

Cast: Johnny Depp, Kenneth Branagh, Daisy Ridley

Murder on the Orient Express - First Trailer

This week brought us the first teaser trailer for the latest big-screen adaptation of the Agatha Christie novel, Murder on the Orient Express.

The film is directed by Kenneth Branagh and includes a star-studded cast of A and B-listers as well as a few up-and-comers, including Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Judi Dench, Michelle Pfeiffer, Willem Dafoe, Manuel Garcia Rulfo, and Daisy Ridley. Director Kenneth Branagh also throws his hat into the Ring, er, train as detective Hercule Poirot who steps in to narrow the list of suspects one by one when one of the 13 train passengers turns up dead.

Even if you’ve not read Christie’s 1934 novel, nor seen any of the umpteen movie and TV adaptations, this one seems a no-brainer for fans of murder mysteries. The trailer doesn’t reveal any of the actual murder investigation, instead opting to give us a run-down of each of the train’s passengers.

The trailer ends with its title-card tagline over an auditory snippet from Imagine Dragons’ Believers that feels extremely out of place in the early-20th-century-set story and reeks of a desperate attempt at attracting younger film-goers. In fact, fan-made versions of the trailer have begun popping up around the web with hilariously out-of-place music cues running under the trailer credits. We expect 20th Century Fox will address that oversight in future trailers.

Murder on the Orient Express is not yet rated.

Murder on the Orient Express is slated to chug into theaters this winter on November 10, 2017.

Here's our first look at the fascinating new trailer for Murder on the Orient Express:


Murder on the Orient Express - First Trailer


And here's the cool one-sheet movie poster for Murder on the Orient Express:

Murder on the Orient Express - First Trailer