'Murder on the Orient Express': The Cast is the Thing

Johnny Depp and Josh Gad in ‘Murder on the Orient Express.’

You won’t have a bad time seeing Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express.” Indeed, it is a festive throwback to those British movies of sweeping landscapes; eccentric characters; privilege, leisure and luxury; maids and valets. And its main character, the self-proclaimed greatest detective in the world, Hercule Poirot, was Christie’s most famous creation.


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