BBC One to Adapt Seven Agatha Christie Novels

By Maryann Yin 

Agatha Christie 200 (GalleyCat)Agatha Christie Productions and BBC One has established a new agreement. The two companies plan to create adaptation projects based on seven Agatha Christie novels.

Deadline reports that these dramas will be filmed over the course of the next four years. Thus far, only three titles have been revealed: The ABC Murders (1936), Death Comes As The End (1944), and Ordeal By Innocence (1958).

Here’s more from BBC News: “Another, The Witness For The Prosecution, has previously been announced – taking the BBC’s total of forthcoming Christie dramas to eight…The Witness For The Prosecution was made into an Oscar-nominated film featuring Marlene Dietrich and Charles Laughton in 1957, and there have recently been reports that Ben Affleck will direct and star in a new big screen version.” What’s your favorite story by Christie? (via The Hollywood Reporter)