The wait is over, thrill-seekers! Brace yourselves for an exhilarating cinematic experience like no other as 20th Century Studios’ spine-tingling supernatural thriller, “A Haunting in Venice,” materializes exclusively on the silver screen starting September 13, 2023.
Prepare to be captivated by the enigmatic character posters that have surfaced, teasing the eerie and uncanny world of this gripping tale. Crafted under the directorial prowess of the Oscar®-winning maestro Kenneth Branagh, this unsettling masterpiece draws inspiration from Agatha Christie’s bewitching novel, “Hallowe’en Party.” With an A-list ensemble cast, including the likes of Branagh himself as the legendary detective Hercule Poirot, along with Kyle Allen, Camille Cottin, Jamie Dornan, Tina Fey, Jude Hill, Ali Khan, Emma Laird, Kelly Reilly, Riccardo Scamarcio, and Michelle Yeoh, be ready to embark on an unforgettable journey into the unknown.
“A Haunting in Venice” transports us to the post-World War II Venice, draped in an unsettling atmosphere on the eve of All Hallows’. Our beloved Poirot, now in self-imposed exile in the opulent city, reluctantly finds himself drawn into a labyrinthine web of intrigue when he attends a séance at a decaying, haunted palazzo. But as the night unfolds, the supernatural takes a sinister twist, thrusting Poirot into a realm where shadows conceal ghastly secrets.
For those who reveled in the mystery and grandeur of “Murder on the Orient Express” (2017) and “Death on the Nile” (2022), a delightful reunion is in store. This film is a testament to the creative synergy that birthed those gems, helmed by none other than Kenneth Branagh himself, with a screenplay penned by the Oscar®-nominated virtuoso Michael Green. Agatha Christie’s original masterpiece “Hallowe’en Party” forms the foundation for this chilling narrative, brought to life by a crew of filmmaking veterans.
Behind the Scenes Magic
As the curtains rise on “A Haunting in Venice,” we can’t help but marvel at the incredible minds shaping this supernatural saga. With the likes of Kenneth Branagh, Judy Hofflund, Ridley Scott, and Simon Kinberg in the producer’s chair, and the executive brilliance of Louise Killin, James Prichard, and Mark Gordon, this film emerges as a true labor of love and creativity.
Echoes of Suspense
The hauntingly atmospheric Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, composed by the renowned Hildur Guðnadóttir, will drop on September 13, 2023, setting the stage for an auditory journey that perfectly complements the visual enigma that is “A Haunting in Venice.”
With September 13th circled on the calendar, cinephiles and mystery enthusiasts alike have a date with destiny. Don’t miss your chance to witness the convergence of uncanny forces, top-tier acting, and directorial brilliance, all set against the breathtaking backdrop of Venice’s haunting beauty.
As darkness descends and secrets unravel, will you dare to step into the enigmatic world of “A Haunting in Venice“? Get ready for a roller-coaster ride of chills, thrills, and spine-tingling suspense, all under the skilled direction of Kenneth Branagh. Keep your popcorn close and your wits even closer – the Venice of your nightmares awaits.