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“The Mystery of the Seven Clocks”: Agatha Christie’s work will come to streaming

A new work by Agatha Christie will be adapted by Netflix. This Monday (10), the streaming service announced “The Mystery of the Seven Clocks” detective novel released by the suspense author in 1929. Names like Helena Bonham Carter (“Harry Potter”, “Alice in Wonderland”), Martin Freeman (“The Hobbit”, “Sherlock”) and Mia McKenna-Bruce (“How To Have Sex”) are already confirmed.

Mia McKenna-Bruce will star in the film. Netflix has also released an image of the actress characterized as Lady Eileen “Bundle” Brent, the main character.

According to information obtained by the North American magazine Variety, Helena Bonham Carter and Martin Freeman will play the characters Lady Caterham and Superintendent Battle, respectively.

The plot will be set in 1925 and will follow a luxurious party in a country house. In the end, it is up to the most “unlikely” of detectives, the curious Lady Eileen “Bundle” Brent, to unravel a plot that will change her life, unraveling the mystery of the country house. The production is still described as a “witty, epic and fast-paced drama”.

“The Mystery of the Seven Clocks” will be written by Chris Chibnall, showrunner of “Doctor Who”, and executive produced by Suzanne Mackie, from “The Crown”.

According to Variety, the series will begin recording in the coming months. There is no premiere date yet.

Known as the “Queen of Crime”, Agatha Christie has already had other works adapted for audiovisual, such as “Murder on the Orient Express”, “Death on the Nile” and “The Witch’s Night”.

Source: CNN Brasil

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