Take a First Look at Leslie Odom Jr., Josh Gad, and More in Murder On the Orient Express

Film & TV News   Take a First Look at Leslie Odom Jr., Josh Gad, and More in Murder On the Orient Express
Kenneth Branagh’s remake of the Agatha Christie classic will be released in theatres in the fall.
Leslie Odom Jr. and Josh Gad Frank Ockenfels 3/FOX

Entertainment Weekly has published an exclusive first look at the star-studded cast—in costume—of Kenneth Branagh’s Murder On the Orient Express remake. Branagh, who directs the murder mystery, also stars in the role of detective Hercule Poirot alongside Hamilton Tony Award winner Leslie Odom, Jr. as Dr. Arbuthnot and Tony nominee Josh Gad as Hector MacQueen, respectively.

See their full portraits below:

Leslie Odom Jr. Frank Ockenfels 3/FOX
Josh Gad Frank Ockenfels 3/FOX

The cast also features Judi Dench as Princess Dragomiroff, Daisy Ridley as Mary Debenham, Johnny Depp as Samuel Ratchett, Michelle Pfeiffer as Mrs. Hubbard, Penelope Cruz as Greta Ohlsson, Sir Derek Jacobi as Edward Masterman, Willem Dafoe as Gerhard Hardman, Tom Bateman as Bouc, and Lucy Boynton as Countess Andrenyi. See the photos on EW.com here.

In Murder On the Orient Express, 13 strangers travel on a train through Europe. A murder has taken place, and everyone is a suspect. The film is scheduled to be released in U.S. theatres November 10.

The original 1974 movie, based on Agatha Christie's novel, won Ingrid Bergman an Academy Award for her performance. The cast featured Albert Finney, Sean Connery, Lauren Bacall, John Gielgud, and Vanessa Redgrave.


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