Ali Fazal is all set to play a lead role in Agatha Christie’s Death on The Nile. Along with him, the film stars Gal Gadot aka Wonder Woman in the lead role.
After Victoria And Abdul this is Fazal’s next leading role in a major Hollywood production.
The duo are set to star in the on-screen, modern-day adaptation of Agatha Christie’s novel Death on the Nile and is set be directed by Kenneth Branagh.
Branagh as earlier directed films like Thor series, Hamlet, As You Like It, Murder on the orient express amongst many others.
The film explores the investigation, Hercule Poirot sets upon due to certain mysterious events that occur on a cruise ship on the Nile. A murder, as the investigation goes on and a handful of suspects come into question, several of the suspects also meet their demise, further deepening the mystery.
The film is part of the series by 20th Century Fox which earlier saw the much successful film, Murder on the Orient Express. This film too boasted of a stellar cast including Penelope Cruz, Johnny Depp and others. Death on the Nile has previously been made in 1978 starring legends including Bette Davis, Maggie Smith, Mia Farrow and others.
The film goes on floors later this month in London and parts of Europe.
Confirming the news, Ali Fazal said, “Yes I am part of this wonderful journey and I look forward to being a part of it. My mother and I have always been huge fans of Agatha Christie Novels.“
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