John Malkovich as Hercule Poirot in new Amazon Prime Original is boldest casting ever

31 . Dec . 2018
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  • John Malkovich is Hercule Poirot

Hercule Poirot is a legendary character in mystery novels. Created by Agatha Christie and the protagonist of several of her novels, he has been the mainstay of the mystery genre for decades. Now, Amazon Prime brings him and the novel, the ABC murders to streaming audiences in February 2019. The ABC Murders trailer now out and shows that Prime has gone ahead with the same Brit and old-world tone this time as well.

Along with John Malkovich, the series also stars Rupert Grint, Andrew Buchan, Eamon Farren, Jack Farthing, Gregor Fisher, Tara Fitzgerald, Henry Goodman, Shriley Henderson, Bronwyn James, Freya Mavor and Kevin McNally. Sarah Phelps writes the series, that’s directed by Alex Gabassi.

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