Prepare to be immersed in an unsettling supernatural realm as 20th Century Studios presents the spine-tingling trailer and poster for “A Haunting in Venice,” an enigmatic and hair-raising thriller helmed by none other than Oscar® winner Kenneth Branagh. This cinematic masterpiece draws inspiration from Agatha Christie’s novel “Hallowe’en Party” and promises an unforgettable journey into the unknown. The film’s chilling narrative and remarkable cast are poised to captivate audiences when it exclusively graces Australian cinemas on September 14, 2023.
In “A Haunting in Venice,” the haunting allure of post-World War II Venice sets the stage for a truly hair-raising experience. As the moon casts an eerie glow on All Hallows’ Eve, the enigmatic Hercule Poirot, portrayed by Branagh himself, is thrust back into action. Having retired and sought refuge in the glamorous embrace of Venice, Poirot reluctantly finds himself drawn into a world shrouded in mystery and treachery. A seemingly innocent séance at a dilapidated, ghost-infested palazzo transforms into a sinister tableau, with shadows concealing malevolent secrets.
Branagh leads an exceptional ensemble cast that infuses life into a spectrum of unforgettable characters. Alongside him, stars like Kyle Allen, Camille Cottin, Jamie Dornan, Tina Fey, Jude Hill, Ali Khan, Emma Laird, Kelly Reilly, Riccardo Scamarcio, and Michelle Yeoh breathe authenticity into a narrative that promises to keep you on the edge of your seat.
The film marks a reunion of the brilliant minds responsible for “Murder on the Orient Express” (2017) and “Death on the Nile” (2022). Guided by the visionary eye of Kenneth Branagh, the movie unravels with a screenplay penned by Oscar® nominee Michael Green, based on Agatha Christie’s literary creation. As the layers of intrigue and suspense unfurl, the cinematic journey is meticulously curated to deliver an unparalleled cinematic experience.
The creative force behind “A Haunting in Venice” is a testament to the dedication of luminaries in the industry. Producers Kenneth Branagh, Judy Hofflund, Ridley Scott, and Simon Kinberg unite to bring this haunting tale to life, while executive producers Louise Killin, James Prichard, and Mark Gordon lend their expertise to ensure a cinematic triumph that will linger in your thoughts long after the credits roll.
Prepare to be spellbound as “A Haunting in Venice” takes you on a chilling odyssey through the shadows and secrets of a bygone era. The heart-stopping suspense, the impeccable acting, and the allure of Venice itself converge to create a cinematic experience that promises to be an unforgettable highlight of 2023.