Penelope Cruz Cast in 'Murder on the Orient Express'
Award-winning actor Penelope Cruz has joined Kenneth Branagh's 20th Century Fox adaptation of Agatha Christie murder mystery Murder on the Orient Express.
This will be Cruz's second role alongside Johnny Depp, following Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Branagh will star and direct the film alongside Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Daisy Ridley.
Judy Dench, Lucy Boyynton, Tom Bateman, Derek Jacobi, Michael Pena, Josh Gad, and Leslie Odom Jr. round out the all-star cast for what promises to be a film to keep an eye on. The original novel was published in 1934 and is considered one of the great novels of its time.
Production on the film begins in November, in London.