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Fox is taking the Orient Express for another ride. The studio has picked up the screen rights to the classic Agatha Christie murder-mystery book Murder on the Orient Express that was made into a 1974 Oscar-nominated hit, and has set powerhouse producers Ridley Scott, Simon Kinberg and Mark Gordon to produce, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The studio will now search for writers to adapt the material. The project adapts Christie's 1934 novel, which featured her signature detective, Hercule Poirot, investigating the murder of a passenger on an outbound train from Istanbul. The book became a mystery classic and

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