Gal Gadot in talks for ‘Death on the Nile’

“Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot is in negotiations to star in the “Death on the Nile”, Twentieth Century Fox’s follow-up to “Murder on the Orient Express”.

If the talks are finalized, the 33-year-old actor will portray socialite Linnet Doyle, recently married to the former fiance of a past friend, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Kenneth Branagh is expected to come back as the director and reprise his role of the mustachioed Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, though a deal is yet to be signed.

Based on celebrated author Agatha Christies novel of the same name, the follow-up will chronicle Poirot’s vacation in Egypt where he discovers a murder on the banks the Nile as a love triangle goes bad.

The book has been previously adapted into a 1978 film, with Peter Ustinov as Poirot along with Bette Davis, Mia Farrow, Maggie Smith, among others.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *