Principal photography has commenced on the feature film Agatha Christie’s CROOKED HOUSE, directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner (Sarah’s Key) and written by Academy Award® winner and BAFTA and Golden Globe® nominee Julian Fellowes (Gosford Park, ‘Downton Abbey’), Tim Rose Price and Gilles Paquet-Brenner.

Based on the novel by Agatha Christie, private detective Charles Hayward is invited to solve a gruesome crime where nobody is above suspicion, including Sophia, his client and former lover.

Agatha Christie’s CROOKED HOUSE stars Max Irons (Woman in Gold, The Riot Club) as Charles Hayward, Stefanie Martini (‘Doctor Thorne’, ‘Tennison’, ‘Emerald City’) as Sophia de Haviland, six-time Academy Award® nominee and Golden Globe® winner Glenn Close (Albert Nobbs, The Girl With All The Gifts) as Lady Edith, Honor Kneafsey (Miss You Already, ‘Our Zoo’) as Josephine, Screen Actors Guild award winner and Emmy nominee Christina Hendricks (‘Mad Men’, Drive, the upcoming ‘Tin Star’ and Bad Santa 2) as Brenda, Golden Globe® and Emmy winner and BAFTA nominee Gillian Anderson (‘The X-Files’, ‘War & Peace’, ‘The Fall’) as Magda and Golden Globe® winner and Academy Award® and BAFTA nominee Terence Stamp (Big Eyes, Wanted) as Chief Inspector Taverner.

Joe Abrams, Producer, Brilliant Films said: “We are thrilled to be bringing Agatha Christie’s CROOKED HOUSE – one of her own personal favourites, and one that has never been filmed before – to the big screen.” James Spring, Producer, Fred Films added: “Now is clearly the time to bring Agatha Christie back to the big screen and I am delighted that we have such an exciting director and perfect combination of cast.”

Agatha Christie’s CROOKED HOUSE is fully financed by Hindsight/Prescience and Metro International is handling worldwide sales. Metro have pre-sold the film to Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions in North America, Latin America, South Africa and Eastern Europe. Metro have also pre-sold German-speaking Europe to Tele München’s distribution arm Concorde, Spain to Dea Planeta, Portugal to Lusomundo, Israel to Shoval and airlines to Cinesky.

Agatha Christie’s CROOKED HOUSE is shooting on location in the UK.