Disney and 20y The upcoming Century Fox film directed by Kenneth Branagh is based on the classic Agatha Christie novel Death on the Nile He received his first trailer, and Armie Hammer appears to still be the main character in the film despite the sexual assault allegations against him.
Several people online have pointed out that the trailer barely features Hammer, likely due to his abuse and cannibal scandal.
Regarding the allegations, Hammer previously said he would not respond to “nonsense allegations” after a woman named Evie accused him of raping her in 2017.
“I am not responding to these nonsense allegations but in light of the vicious and false attacks I have been subjected to on the Internet, I cannot now in good conscience leave my children for 4 months to shoot a movie in the Dominican Republic,” he said in a statement. to diverse, with reference to the movie gun wedding. “Lionsgate support me in this and I am grateful to them for that.” The film, which will star Jennifer Lopez, later hires Josh Duhamel to replace Hammer. The 35-year-old actor has also been dropped by his agents and removed from Paramount’s The Godfather series. Display After the allegations.
According to TMZ, Los Angeles police have handed Hammer’s case to the attorney general’s office. The publication also reported that the actor is unlikely to face criminal charges.
Despite the disturbing news surrounding Hammer, 20y Steve Aspel, Head of Production at Century Fox, shared a statement about how excited his team is Death on the Nile.
“Kane’s comprehensive and elegant vision for this classic story deserves to be seen on the largest screen possible. We are so proud of this film, our fantastic cast and the incredible work that went into it. Death on the Nile Aspel said. “We know audiences can’t wait to experience Hercules Poirot’s next adventure, and we’re thrilled to continue working with Kane as he brings his incredible storytelling vision to the latest film in this popular franchise.”
Death on the Nile, which was postponed due to the pandemic, is now scheduled to hit theaters February 11.
In addition to the hammer, Death on the Nile It also stars Gal Gadot, Tom Bateman, Sophie Okonedo, Russell Brand, Rose Leslie, Letitia Wright, and others. You can watch the first official trailer for the movie above.