Date: 13th September 2019

Ali Fazal Joins "Death on the Nile".

Indian actor Ali Fazal has joined the cast of Kenneth Branagh's Agatha Christie adaptation "Death on the Nile" at 20th Century Fox.

After playing the titular lead in "Victoria and Abdul", Ali will now be seen in the on-screen modern-day adaptation of the novel.

Ali said: "I am part of this wonderful journey and I look forward to being a part of it. My mother and I have always been huge fans of Agatha Christie novels."

The sequel to 2017's "Murder on the Orient Express", Branagh returns both as director and starring as Detective Hercule Poirot. In the new film, Poirot is enjoying a luxurious cruise down the Nile when a newlywed heiress is found murdered onboard, forcing him to identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey one that will claim more lives.

Source: Press Release