Johnny Depp has had a long and varied career. The actor has played everything from romantic lead to swashbuckling pirate. In 2017, the actor is bringing his talents to the mystery genre; he’s starring in the latest adaptation of “Murder on the Orient Express.”
Agatha Christie’s Most Famous Book
“Murder on the Orient Express” is an adaptation of Agatha Christie’s 1934 mystery novel. The story stars Hercule Poirot, Christie’s famed Belgian detective, as he solves a murder committed on the train. Everyone aboard the train becomes a suspect. Poirot’s detection skills are put to the test, and the thrilling conclusion is a classic of the mystery genre.
Johnny Depp New Movie
In the film, Johnny Depp plays Mr. Samuel Ratchett, a curmudgeonly American traveler who has an unpleasant run in with Hercule Poirot. Depp’s talent for playing eccentric characters will surely be put to good use once again.
The Release of Murder on the Orient Express
The film is due to be released in US cinemas on November 10, 2017. It features a star-studded ensemble cast that also includes Judi Dench, Michelle Pfeiffer, Penelope Cruz, Daisy Ridley, Willem Dafoe, and Derek Jacobi.
After the Orient Express
“Murder on the Orient Express” is not the only film Depp fans have to look forward to. The film “LAbyrinth” is tentatively scheduled for a late 2017 release. In this crime thriller, Depp plays an LAPD detective attempting to solve the murders of The Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac. After two decades of failure, Depp’s character teams up with a reporter, hoping to finally solve the case.
In 2018, Depp will appear in the sequel to “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” In the Harry Potter spinoff series, Depp plays the dark wizard Grindelwald. The character was momentarily glimpsed in the first film, and it poised to play a major role in the follow up. This role is sure to please fans who enjoy Depp’s eccentric side. The film is scheduled for release on November 16, 2018