Kenneth Branagh’s A Haunting in Venice Adds Tina Fey, Michelle Yeoh, & More

Fans of the Hercule Poirot film series rejoice as more details about the third installment in the series have been released. Kenneth Branagh is being billed to return to direct the upcoming film, 20th Century Studios has announced, as reported by Variety.

Related to Agatha Christie‘s book ‘Halloween Party’, the supernatural thriller film A spook in Venice will feature an A-list cast starring Branagh as Detective Poirot, assisted by Tina Fey (Soul), Michelle Yeoh (Everything everywhere at once), Jamie Dornan (Synchronous), Kyle Allen (Rosaline), Camille Cottin (Call my agent), Jew Hill (Belfast), Ali Khan (6 underground), Emma Laird (Mayor of Kingston), Kelly Reilly (yellowstone), and Riccardo Scamarico (John Wick: Chapter 2).


The film revolves around mysterious events on All Saints’ Day in post-war Venice. After much persuasion, Hercule Poirot agrees to attend a session that would eventually lead him to revitalize his detective skills to investigate a murder that occurs later in the evening. Poirot, now living a quiet life after a self-imposed retirement, springs into action after the location of this séance is revealed to be an enchanted palazzo containing secrets nobody seems to know about.

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Dornan and Hill will reunite with Branagh after their successful Oscar-winning stint in the coming-of-age drama on set Belfast. After the success of the previous adjustments Murder on the Orient Express and Death on the Nileit is not surprising that the creative minds behind the two aforementioned have gathered once again. Michael Green will deliver the script again. Executive producers include Louise Killin and James Prichardwhile producers; Judy Hoflund, Ridley Scott, Simon Kinbergand Mark Gordon have all moved in.

Steve AsbellPresident of 20th Century Studios Says About Upcoming Movie;

“We are immensely privileged to continue our long association with the incomparable Sir Kenneth Branagh and couldn’t be more excited by the bold new creative direction that Ken, Michael and the rest of the filmmaking team have taken with this latest film. We are also James Prichard and the rest of our friends at Agatha Christie, Ltd. grateful for their partnership and for entrusting us once again with what Poirot modestly calls “probably the greatest detective in the world.”

The film is expected to hit theaters nationwide in 2023. Production is scheduled to begin on Halloween Day, October 31st. Filming locations include Venice, Italy and Pinewood Studios London. Watch the trailer for the newest movie in the franchise, Death on the Nile under: Kenneth Branagh’s A Haunting in Venice Adds Tina Fey, Michelle Yeoh, & More

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