'Poirot: Murder on the Orient Express' Blu-ray Announced

Posted Mon Sep 13, 2010 at 06:00 AM PDT by

An Agatha Christie mystery will be pulling into high-definition this October.

Acorn Media has just revealed 'Poirot: Murder on the Orient Express' for Blu-ray on October 26.

This sumptuous new adaptation of Christie’s most famous and acclaimed novel features fan-favorite David Suchet as Hercule Poirot – the Belgian sleuth of unsurpassed deductive powers and peerless viewer appeal– as he searches for a killer on a snowbound train.

'Poirot' has aired on ITV1 in the U.K. since 1989 and on PBS and A&E in the U.S. 'Murder on the Orient Express' debuted in July 2010 on PBS’s 'Masterpiece Mystery!'

The Blu-ray release will feature 1080p video, audio is still unconfirmed, and the release will include: David Suchet on the Orient Express: Suchet hosts a tour of the Orient Express and recounts its history (47 min.); 120 years with Agatha Christie; list of Poirot books; and cast filmographies.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray has been set at $29.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Poirot: Murder on the Orient Express' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under October 26.

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Poirot: Murder on the Orient Express (Blu-ray)
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