MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS Updates

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Unread postby ibbi 3 » Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:25 pm

No Johnny :perplexed3:
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Unread postby ibbi 3 » Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:42 pm

They just announced his name!
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Unread postby jruoss » Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:18 pm

meeps wrote:Yay :loveshower: Johnny talking about the movie Himself :truefan: :love:
Eh - so sorry, that I can't get it to start from the beginning :blush: At least it starts with Johnny talking about Judi Dench, when I click on the link - but you can just watch it to the end, and then click on the replay button to watch it from the beginning, I hope :innocent:

Thanks for this, nice bit! Easy enough to start video at beginning on my end... The behind the scenes video that comes up after is worth a look too.
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Unread postby meeps » Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:45 pm

Glad to hear that :airkiss2:

Here is more from the premier :loveshower:

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Unread postby SnoopyDances » Thu Nov 02, 2017 9:34 pm

:thankyou: Everyone!

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Unread postby meeps » Fri Nov 03, 2017 6:06 am

More red carpet pictures, text and videos. Johnny is there at the top, but there's more pictures of him, if you scroll down a bit :heart: And you get to see the building, the premier was held in; Royal Albert Hall, from the outside, if you go even further towards the bottom of the page :)


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Unread postby ibbi 3 » Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:04 pm

SnoopyDances wrote::thankyou: Everyone!



You'r welcome :cheers:

Thank you Meeps!
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Unread postby meeps » Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:11 pm

You're very welcome :myheart:

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Unread postby Joni » Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:14 pm

From 20th Century Fox:



This section is of particular interest:



THE GANGSTER (“Edward Ratchett” – Johnny Depp)

While many of the characters in the film are grappling with the lines between good and evil, Ratchett is seemingly the one inherently evil character on the train. "Ratchett is a gangster, a small-time gangster, it seems, who is on the train with his secretary and his butler,” says Kenneth Branagh. “He has money, but he does not have peace of mind.”

Ratchett is disturbed and unsettled, as someone is after him, and he becomes aware of it through a series of provocative notes, threatening messages that are found on the train. He seeks Poirot's help, and it is not an easy conversation between him and Poirot. In turn, audiences can see Ratchett is not going to have an easy journey on the Orient Express.

“From the second Ratchett enters the story, you can sense his paranoia and his urgency to befriend Poirot and protect himself,” says Depp. “The elegance of the train, the gangster swagger of Ratchett combined with his greasy confidence culminate into an extremely compelling and amusing character to play.”

Branagh describes Depp as bringing: "A wonderful, seedy glamour to this very sharp-minded, clearly dangerous, and clever mobster. Johnny's performance is dark, it's dangerous, and it is very funny."

“In many ways, he’s the antithesis to Poirot, which makes their exchanges so tense,” says Depp. “Ratchett wants the respect of Poirot, but he’s never going to get it.”

RATCHETT
You’re the world-famous Hercule Poirot. Avenger of the innocent. Isn’t that what they call you in the papers?

POIROT
And you are an innocent?

RATCHETT (laughs)
You’re fun.

“Johnny Depp oozes charisma and charm and confidence and is the loveliest, sweetest and most fun co-star you could imagine,” offers Josh Gad. “And then he can turn on this character like Ratchett, who's the complete opposite in every way, and it's incredible to watch. It's become an expectation now, that every time Johnny creates a new character, you're so excited to see what that's going to look like. Each one has so many layers, physically and vocally— he's able to identify it so specifically."

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Unread postby Ade » Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:29 pm

Not sure if I am putting this in the right place but I saw it this afternoon. Oh my goodness - what a wonderful film.

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Unread postby Tara » Sun Nov 05, 2017 6:31 am

The premiere looks wonderful doesn't it? Beautiful setting, marvellous set-up and by all accounts appears to have been a hugely successful event. Don't be fooled. It wasn't. It was poorly executed. I should know. I was there. I feel for Johnny, other than having the opportunity to catch up with the cast members he clearly adores - and who adore him in equal measure, he probably wonders why he bothered.

The film on the other hand is amazing! As an Agatha Christie fan I find it hard to see past Suchet, but KB nailed it. A worthy successor. And Johnny, the adorable villain. Best version of this film by far. :applause2:

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Unread postby ibbi 3 » Sun Nov 05, 2017 6:45 am

Tara wrote:The premiere looks wonderful doesn't it? Beautiful setting, marvellous set-up and by all accounts appears to have been a hugely successful event. Don't be fooled. It wasn't. It was poorly executed. I should know. I was there. I feel for Johnny, other than having the opportunity to catch up with the cast members he clearly adores - and who adore him in equal measure, he probably wonders why he bothered.

The film on the other hand is amazing! As an Agatha Christie fan I find it hard to see past Suchet, but KB nailed it. A worthy successor. And Johnny, the adorable villain. Best version of this film by far. :applause2:


I'm sorry to hear that Tara. Did didn't show through on the life stream. I'm glad you loved the movie!
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Unread postby Tara » Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:42 am

Thank you, ibbi!

I've seen loads of videos today that state Johnny was drunk, stank of alcohol and was having to be propped up by security. I would like to quash any rumours and say none of comments are true. He was being propelled around as usual - and not just by Jerry, He was later than his usual late as he'd been on set filming all day and was on the carpet long enough to sign one or two items before being pushed through the crowd of red-carpet minions towards the press, then onto the stage, was interviewed, off and up the stairs to RAH - on opposite side to fans due to carpet being swamped, signed for one or two in the disabled pen - tucked away in a corner, before being over-crowded once again by the minions, so pulled away and escorted into the RAH and gone. 10-15 minutes max I'd say.

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Unread postby meeps » Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:47 am

Poor Johnny. It sounds like hard work being him at such a premier, so no wonder if he looks a bit lost and confused on a couple of the many otherwise great photos from that evening ...
I have another question though. I was trying to explain about Royal Albert Hall earlier via email to an American fan. And she commented rightly, that it is very big. So my question is; does anybody know if they managed to fill it up to the premier?
Were you inside as well as outside, Tara? Was anybody else inside or have heard/read anything about that?
I suppose, that if they hadn't manage to fill the huge room, the gossip mags would have pounced on that fact with glee as evidence of their idea, that Johnny is bad for any movie, he's in. But does anybody actually know anything ...

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Unread postby pearlgirl » Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:21 pm

Does anyone know if the NYC premiere is still happening today? It was mentioned awhile back that it was today, and even Delta Airlines had a contest for tickets to the red carpet. But I don’t see anyone talking about it anywhere, even on Twitter. And Johnny is going to be on the Today Show this week, Josh Gad was on today. So I was assuming they had came to NYC.


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