Kenneth Branagh

Belfast-born Kenneth Branagh’s follow-up to MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS and DEATH ON THE NILE opens in cinemas September 15. A fresh trailer has been unveiled for A HAUNTING IN VENICE, revealing the eeriness that awaits audiences this fall and features Kenneth Branagh, Jamie Dornan and Jude Hill of BELFAST. The film is set in post-World War II Venice where Poirot, now retired and living in his own exile, reluctantly attends a séance. 

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BELFAST stars to re-unite

Stars of 2021’s hit film BELFAST are reuniting on the big screen for an adaptation of Agatha Christie novel A HAUNTING IN VENICE. Kenneth Branagh is reprising his role as Hercule Poirot for his third outing, with Jamie Dornan and Jude Hill, both of whom were in Belfast, also joining the cast for the murder mystery. Branagh is also returning to the director’s chair, with other cast members including Tina Fey, Michelle Yeoh and Kelly Reilly.

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Branagh becomes Johnson

Acclaimed Northern Irish actor Sir Kenneth Branagh is completely un-recognisable in the first trailer for new Sky drama THIS ENGLAND. The Belfast-born director plays Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the five-part series that depicts Johnson’s leadership at the height of the Coronavirus pandemic. Based on Johnson’s “tumultuous first months as UK Prime Minister”, the first trailer shows behind the scenes shots of inside 10 Downing Street before revealing the BAFTA and Academy Award-winner’s incredible transformation into the PM.

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Kenneth Branagh’s BELFAST Oscar

Branagh wins Best Original Screenplay! Thirty-two years after receiving his very first Academy Award nominations for 1989’s HENRY V, actor-director Kenneth Branagh has officially won his first Oscar. Branagh took home Best Original Screenplay for his latest film, BELFAST, during yesterday’s Oscars ceremony. Branagh wrote and directed the semi-autobiographical Belfast, which stars Jamie Dornan, Caitriona Balfe, and the young Jude Hill. The film follows a working-class family and the son’s childhood during the late 1960s in the Northern Ireland capital. 

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