Culture Street

Agatha Christie’s Crooked House is about to be adapted for film with an outstanding cast lined up. Max Irons, Stefanie Martini, Glenn Close, Christina Hendricks, Gillian Anderson and Terence Stamp make up the all-star cast.

The book is set in 1947 and was said to be one of Christie’s two favourite novels.

The Leonides were one big happy family living in a sprawling, ramshackle mansion. That was until the head of the household, Aristide, was murdered with a fatal barbiturate injection. Suspicion naturally falls on the old man's young widow, fifty years his junior. But the murderer has reckoned without the tenacity of Charles Hayward (Irons), fiance of the late millionare's granddaughter (Stefanie Martini).

There are several Christie adaptations in the works. Kenneth Branagh is working on a new version of Murder on the Orient Express. Earlier this year Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City) was announced as the star in BBC One’s The Witness for the Prosecution.

Filming for Crooked House is due to begin in the UK soon with a release date set on 2018. You can buy the book here in Australia and here in the UK.

You Might Also Like

Film

Trailer released for Selma

Marking the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King’s iconic marches from Selma to Montgomery, SELMA will be released in Australian cinemas on February 5th 2015. David Oyelowo (The Butler)...

On November 25, 2014

Win

We are giving away 10 double passes to the advance screening of The Mercy

Thanks to StudioCanal we have 10 double passes to give away to the advance screening of The Mercy, starring Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz, at Dendy Opera Quays, Sydney on...

On February 14, 2018
 

Film

Film review: The Wolf of Wall Street

By Sophia Whitfield

On January 23, 2014

Film

Stronger starring Jake Gyllenhaal

By Sophia Whitfield

On December 7, 2017

Film

PAN trailer revealed - the fantastical world of J.M. Barrie

Tha magical world of J.M. Barrie comes to life in the latest trailer for PAN. Director Joe Wright (Atonement, Pride and Prejudice) creates a fantastical adventure based on Barrie's...

On July 17, 2015
 
Copyright © 2012 - 2019 Culture Street
Contact: info@culturestreet.com.au