Anjelica Huston to Star as ‘Dignified’ Aristocrat in New Agatha Christie Murder Mystery

The Hollywood icon Anjelica Huston, known for her roles in The Addams Family and The Witches, is set to portray the sophisticated character of Camilla, Lady Tressilian in the upcoming Agatha Christie murder mystery series Towards Zero. The 72-year-old Oscar winner expressed her excitement about the project, stating her admiration for Agatha Christie and the murder-mystery genre.

The story revolves around Lady Tressilian inviting her nephew Nevile Strange, played by Oliver Jackson-Cohen, to her coastal estate in 1936. Nevile, a British tennis star, visits with his new wife after divorcing his previous spouse. The star-studded cast also includes Jackie Clune, Grace Doherty, Jack Farthing, Clarke Peters, Matthew Rhys, and Anjana Vasan.

The adaptation, directed by Sam Yates and written by Rachel Bennette, promises a thrilling and intense storyline with a diverse group of characters contributing to the suspense. Executive producers James Prichard, Sheena Bucktowonsing, and Damien Timmer expressed their excitement for the production, which is currently filming in Bristol and on the Devon coast.

Fans can anticipate a riveting tale of love, betrayal, and murder as Towards Zero is set to air on BBC iPlayer and BBC One. Stay tuned for this gripping Agatha Christie adaptation that promises to keep viewers on the edge of their seats.