Death on the Nile Movie

Murder was just the beginning.

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Death on the Nile movie production status is currently Completed

November 1, 2020 • Awaiting release by distributor; release date not yet announced.

Who's Involved:

Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Ridley Scott, Sophie Okonedo, Jennifer Saunders, Annette Bening, Simon Kinberg, Rose Leslie, Tom Bateman, Emma Mackey, Kenneth Branagh, Michael Green, Dawn French, Ali Fazal, Kevin Walsh, Letitia Wright

Release Date:

TBA, 2021 (Nationwide)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: 2 hrs, 0 m

Plot: What's the story about?

Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot’s Egyptian vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer turns into a terrifying search for a murderer when a picture-perfect couple’s idyllic honeymoon is tragically cut short. Set against an epic landscape of sweeping desert vistas and the majestic Giza pyramids, this tale of unbridled passion and incapacitating jealousy features a cosmopolitan group of impeccably dressed travelers, and enough wicked twists and turns to leave audiences guessing until the final, shocking denouement.

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Crew: Who's making Death on the Nile

A look at the Death on the Nile behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Kenneth Branagh last directed Artemis Fowl and All Is True. The film's writer Michael Green last wrote The Call of the Wild and Murder on the Orient Express.


Michael Green


Simon Kinberg
Ridley Scott
Kevin Walsh

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Production: What we know about Death on the Nile

Key Facts

  1. Death on the Nile reunites the filmmaking team behind 2017’s global hit Murder on the Orient Express, and stars five-time Academy Award® nominee Kenneth Branagh as the iconic detective Hercule Poirot (9/14/2020).
  2. Gal Gadot will play Linnet Ridgeway Doyle, a rich heiress who falls in love with Simon (Deadline, 9/28/18).
  3. Kenneth Branagh is expected to return as director and reprise his role as Poirot in this sequel to 2017's Murder on the Orient Express (Hollywood Reporter, 11/20/17).
  4. Based on Agatha Christie's novel.

Filming Timeline

On or about November 1, 2020, the film was in Completed status.

On or about December 23, 2019, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about June 23, 2018, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Expected to shoot fall 2019.

On or about February 23, 2018, the film was in Development status.

On or about November 20, 2017, the film was in Announced status.

Death on the Nile Release Date: When is it coming out?

Death on the Nile is coming out in 2021 on TBA, 2021

Questions: Asked About Death on the Nile

Aug. 20, 2020
What is the run time for this film?
Nov. 8, 2020 2 hours

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