Agatha Christie fans are in for a delightful treat as her classic title The ABC Murders is headed for television. The ABC Murders is a joint venture production between Mammoth Screen and Agatha Christie Limited for BBC One. The executive producers are Sarah Phelps, Damien Timmer, Helen Ziegler, James Prichard, Basi Akpabio and Elizabeth Kilgarriff.
Due to start filming in June, John Malkovich will lead the cast as Hercule Poirot. Also joining the cast are Rupert Grint as Inspector Crome, Andrew Buchan as Franklin Clarke, Eamon Farren playing Cust, Tara Fitzgerald as Lady Hermione Clarke, Bronwyn James in the role of Megan and Freya Mavor as Thora Grey.
The ABC Murders is one of Christie's most unsettling and intense stories and Hercule Poirot is one of her most intriguing characters. The quality cast the team has lined up for the show is exciting. It will be great to experience the unique approaches these actors bring to their roles in this television adaptation.