Disney Reveals Release Details for Steelbook Version of Mystery Thriller Death on the Nile.

Kenneth Branagh’s Detective Hercule Poirot Is Back For This Murder Mystery Pseudo-Sequel Murder on the Orient Expressthis time placing the investigation on a cruise ship instead of a fast train.

The cast is even more star-studded this time around – so naturally Disney is giving the film a deluxe Blu-ray Steelbook release on April 13, available to pre-order now for £32.99.

Online retailer Zavvi also has the DVD, standard Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray available for pre-order, all released on the same April date.

Death on the Nile Steelbook

Along with the special edition steelbook cover, buyers will also receive digital bonuses, including a featurette about Branagh taking Agatha Christie’s novel from the page to the screen.

There are also deep dives into the 1930s set design made for the film, as well as an exploration of Branagh’s take on Poirot (and his unusually fluffy mustache). Eight deleted scenes are also included.

In Death on the NilePoirot’s pleasure cruise turns into an impromptu work trip as he must find out who killed an heiress while several passengers have a motive.

The incredible cast includes Gal Gadot as an heiress, Russell Brand as a former partner, Jennifer Saunders as an eccentric socialite, Dawn French as a devious nurse, as Letitia Wright as a friend of the ‘heiress.

Viewers will meet many other familiar faces throughout the investigation, including Rose Leslie, who revealed to digital spy that she had a special way of getting into character as a French maid.

russell brand and rose leslie in death on the nile

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Death on the Nile will also stream on Disney+ in the UK and Ireland from March 30, 2022. Branagh has already started work on a “bold” sequel to bring Poirot back.

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