WHO’S IN IT?

Kenneth Branagh (Dunkirk), Penélope Cruz (Vicky Cristina Barcelona), Willem Dafoe (Shadow of the Vampire), Judi Dench (Victoria & Abdul), Johnny Depp (Finding Neverland), Josh Gad (Beauty and the Beast), Leslie Odom Jr. (Red Tails), Michelle Pfeiffer (The Fabulous Baker Boys), Daisy Ridley (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Derek Jacobi (The King’s Speech), Marwan Kenzari (The Promise), Olivia Colman (Tyrannosaur), Lucy Boynton (Sing Street), Manuel Garcia-Rulfo (The Magnificent Seven), Sergei Polunin (film debut), Tom Bateman (Snatched), Miranda Raison (Breathe)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Kenneth Branagh (Cinderella), director, producer; Michael Green (Logan), writer; Mark Gordon (The Hoax), Judy Hofflund (Panic Room), Simon Kinberg (Deadpool), Michael Schaefer (The Martian), Ridley Scott (Body of Lies) and Aditya Sood (Let’s Be Cops), producers; Patrick Doyle (Gosford Park), composer; Haris Zambarloukos (Eye in the Sky), cinematographer; Mick Audsley (Twelve Monkeys), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Aboard the Orient Express, a train heading through lavish Europe, a gruesome murder is committed – and all thirteen passengers in which the killing took place is a suspect. It is now up to renowned French detective Hercule Poirot (Branagh), who is also travelling on board the train, to narrow the killer down before they strike again…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Director and star Kenneth Branagh brings the classic Agatha Christie mystery, as well as her most popular character of Poirot, to the big screen with the help of an A-list cast and some fantastic production values.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 3RD NOVEMBER 2017