Production is set to begin next month in Venice on 20th Century Studios’ A Haunting in Venice, the third Hercule Poirot film, this time based on Agatha Christie’s novel Halloween Party. It will see the return of actor/director and Oscar® winner Kenneth Branagh (Belfast), and was written by Oscar nominee Michael Green (Logan)
The film is set in post-World War II Venice on Halloween and features a story about a terrifying mystery that sees the retired renowned sleuth Hercule Poirot return from retirement. Poirot reluctantly attends a séance at a decaying, haunted palazzo. When one of the guests is murdered, the detective is thrust into a sinister world of shadows and secrets.
The ensemble cast includes Kenneth Branagh (Henry V), Tina Fey (“30 Rock”), Kyle Allen (Rosaline), Michelle Yeoh (Everything Everywhere All at Once), Jamie Dornan (Belfast), Camille Cottin (Call My Agent), Jude Hill (Belfast), Ali Khan (6 Underground), Emma Laird (Mayor of Kingstown), Kelly Reilly (“Yellowstone”), and Riccardo Scamarico (Caravaggio’s Shadow).
A Haunting in Venice is set to open in theaters nationwide on September 15, 2023.