Isn't it time for some info on the new Murder on the Orient Express film?
Hi Tuppence, Isn't it time for some info on the new Murder on the Orient Express film? Who has been asked to write a diary of the problems, dilemmas, interesting views, and fascinating detail about the train? Are they using the actual original train, or (is it the same?) the one that does the trip now? I'd like some science about trains being stuck in snow drifts. What I suggest is that the director be the one to keep a diary, and the team be told they can't finish the film unless they keep the fans fed with titbits of updates. A suitably familiar and key member of the David Suchet Poirot series could be asked to travel on the modern Orient Express and write an long article for the website, on the comfort, fixtures, fittings, service. A quiz, with questions on the novel and research items could be written for this website, with the prize a trip on the Orient Express itself. Let's face it, without the novel, the journey itself as a short break idea would not be nearly as appealing to the tour organisers. I'm sure they will happily cough up a prize. I hope you like my suggestions. I've one more. The actor playing the murder victim. Does it ruin his chance of getting rounded parts in future if he's played such a repulsive character? Does the actor think so? I don't see many tv bad guys (like ones from soap operas) in later dramas.