The Graham Norton Show Reveals Next All-star Lineup Featuring 'Murder on the Orient Express' Stars
Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Michelle Pfeiffer and Josh Gad Are All Hitting Graham's Sofa

Digital Spy, 18 October 2017
By Bea Mitchell
Thanks Patricia, Lyn

The Graham Norton Show has announced its upcoming all-star lineup – and it's going to be absolute 'Murder on the Orient Express'.

Together on Graham's sofa on Friday, November 3 will be stars of the new movie Sir Kenneth Branagh, who also directed the film, and Dame Judi Dench.

Joining them are the painfully glorious Michelle Pfeiffer, as well as Frozen's Olaf Josh Gad.

'Murder on the Orient Express' also stars – deep breath – Johnny Depp, Daisy Ridley, Tom Bateman, Lucy Boynton, Olivia Colman, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Sir Derek Jacobi, Marwan Kenzari and Leslie Odom Jr.

If this adaptation follows the original novel, Branagh's Poirot will be investigating the murder of Depp's Edward Ratchett, aka The Gangster.

Last month, Branagh revealed why his Poirot is sporting such a magnificent moustache in the new version of Agatha Christie's classic.

"She really does have every character respond to it. There are 15 easy-to-find quotes about how she regards the moustache, which is usually 'immense', 'magnificent' or 'majestic'," he explained.

"Poirot can hide behind the moustache. But also, when people mock it or ridicule it or dismiss it, they underestimate him and therefore his job as a detective becomes simpler."

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