Death on the Nile will soon be available for digital download and then 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD. It will be available for digital download on March 29th and then for home entertainment in various formats on April 5. Based on Agatha Christie’s novel, this movie is directed by Kenneth Branagh and has an incredible cast. Together they retell one of the greatest murder mysteries of all time.
Death on the Nile Official Description
Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot’s (Kenneth Branagh) spectacular Egyptian vacation aboard a river boat becomes a terrifying search for a murderer after a picture-perfect couple’s honeymoon is cut tragically short. Based on Agatha Christie’s novel, this tale of passion and jealousy is filled with wicked twists and turns until its shocking finale.
With the release of Death on the Nile for home entertainment, there will be some bonus features included. Here is a look at what will be offered:
- Death on the Nile: Novel to Film – Explore the new vision for Agatha Christie’s classic novel DEATH ON THE NILE, and how Kenneth Branagh and screenwriter Michael Green collaborated with Christie’s estate to bring a new twist to this story of love and murder.
- Agatha Christie: Travel Can Be Murder – The story behind the book connects with Christie’s own love of travel, and especially Egypt and its secrets. Her legacy continues through her family and new generations of filmmakers and actors, all at once contributing to the immortality of her novels.
- Design on the Nile – The setting, the costumes, the photography, all contribute to the Agatha Christie touch. We take a fun tour of this “ship of suspects” and learn details about the overall look and design of everything from the characters to the environment.
- Branagh/Poirot – Kenneth Branagh is a one-of-a-kind artist who can switch hats with exceptional skill, playing Poirot one moment and directing the next. This piece pays tribute to Branagh’s ability to stay connected to his cast and creative team through it all.
- The Market
- Poirot’s Cabin
- Rosalie and Bouc Outside Temple
- Windlesham Jogging
- Poirot Discusses Case
- Poirot and Bouc Approach Jackie
- Confronting Bouc and the Otterbournes
- Poirot Orders Books
*bonus features vary by product and retailer
The cast of Death on the Nile is quite impressive. It includes:
- Kenneth Branagh as Hercule Poirot
- Tom Bateman as Bouc
- Annette Bening as Euphemia Bouc
- Russell Brand as Dr. Bessner
- Ali Fazal as Andrew Katchadourian
- Dawn French as Bowers
- Gal Gadot as Linnet Ridgeway Doyle
- Armie Hammer as Simon Doyle
- Rose Leslie as Louise Bourget
- Emma Mackey as Jacqueline de Bellefort
- Sophie Okonedo as Salome Otterbourne
- Jennifer Saunders as Marie Van Schuyler
- & Letitia Wright as Rosalie Otterbourne
What do you think of the home release of Death on the Nile? Did you see this movie in theaters? What’d you think of it? Share your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!