WHO’S IN IT?

Emily Blunt (Sicario), Rebecca Ferguson (Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation), Haley Bennett (The Magnificent Seven), Justin Theroux (Mulholland Drive), Luke Evans (High-Rise), Édgar Ramírez (Zero Dark Thirty), Allison Janney (Juno), Lisa Kudrow (Analyze This), Laura Prepon (Karla), Ross Gibby (Just Visiting)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Tate Taylor (The Help), director; Erin Cressida Wilson (Secretary), writer; Marc Platt (Drive), producer; Danny Elfman (Edward Scissorhands), composer; Charlotte Bruus Christensen (Far from the Madding Crowd), cinematographer; Michael McCusker (Walk the Line), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Rachel Watson (Blunt) is devastated by her recent divorce from Tom (Theroux), who has left her for his mistress Anna (Ferguson). Descending into alcoholism, she spends part of her daily commute looking out into the window of a particular house her train passes, which in her eyes features the perfect couple. However, one morning, she sees something horrific happening there, and soon she becomes entangled in the mystery that surrounds it – one where she might not be entirely sure she’s entirely innocent…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The worldwide best-seller by Paula Hawkins finally reaches the big screen, in an adaptation that’s bound to be just as intense and shocking as the novel was, not least with a phenomenal actress like Emily Blunt in the lead role.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

WEDNESDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2016