8 Book Adaptations to Look Forward to in 2020

8 Book Adaptations to Look Forward to in 2020

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2020 is coming in just a couple of weeks, and what better way to prepare for the new year than to read some books. Especially the books that are coming to the screen next year. So be sure to add these books to your TBR pile for 2020, or squeeze one or two in before the year is over.   The Voyages of Dr. Dolittle This novel is the second book in the Dr. Dolittle series, and it follows Dr. Dolittle as he goes on a journey with his animal friends to find a cure for Queen Victoria’s illness. The …

Letitia Wright Joins ‘Death On The Nile’ Adaptation

Letitia Wright Joins ‘Death On The Nile’ Adaptation

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Kenneth Branagh’s film adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Murder On The Orient Express made over $300 million when it released in 2017. Following this success, 20th Century Fox was more that ready to schedule a sequel based on Death on the Nile, another Christie novel featuring the same detective from the first film, Hercule Poirot (who was also played by Branagh). And a big star has just joined the new film.       The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Letitia Wright, who broke out into the mainstream as Shuri in Marvel’s Black Panther, has joined the cast. She will star alongside …

Gal Gadot to Star in Agatha Christie’s ‘Death on the Nile’

Gal Gadot to Star in Agatha Christie’s ‘Death on the Nile’

Wonder Woman actor Gal Gadot is set to star in the new movie adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile, directed by Kenneth Branagh. Gadot is still shooting Wonder Woman 1984 but is the first confirmed member of the cast. The project was created after the success of Branagh’s adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express which grossed $352.8 million worldwide.    Christie’s sequel to Orient Express sees Detective Hercule Poirot return with the challenge of investigating another murder. However, this murder does not take place on a train but on a cruise down the River Nile in Egypt.    Judy Hofflund, Ridley Scott, …