Casting Call: ‘Death on the Nile’

With the success of Murder on the Orient Express, it was announced that there will be another Agatha Christie story put to film. This time it will be Death on the Nile. Below is my take on who should star in the upcoming film.

Kenneth Branagh returning as Hercule Poirot, the famous detective

Camila Mendes as Jacqueline de Bellefort, a mysterious young woman

Bill Skarsgård as Simon Doyle, the leading heartthrob 

Lili Simmons as beautiful heiress Linnet Ridgeway

Angela Bassett as American novelist Salome Otterbourne

Kiersey Clemons as her daughter, Rosalie Otterbourne

Kristin Scott Thomas as Mrs. Allerton

Grant Gustin as her son, Tim Allerton

Steven Yeun as Andrew Pennington, Linnet’s American trustee

Analeigh Tipton as Linnet’s maid, Louise Bourget


Sherilyn Fenn as American socialite Marie Van Schuyler


Indira Varma as Miss Van Schuyler’s nurse, Miss Bowers

Grace Gummer as Cornelia Robson, who is shy and clumsy

Jonathan Tucker as Mr. Ferguson, an outspoken Socialist

Giancarlo Giannini as Archaeologist Signor Richetti

T.J. Miller as James Fanthorp who is smart but quiet

Thomas Kretschmann as Austrian physician Dr. Bessner