Crooked House By Agatha Christie
Now a Feature Film from Sony Pictures Starring Christina Hendricks, Gillian Anderson, and Glenn Close Screenplay by Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey)Look for the Sony On Demand Film Release in November 2017 – Theatrical Release in December 2017Described by the Queen of Mystery herself as one of her favorites of her published works, Crooked House is a classic Agatha Christie thriller revolving around a devastating family mysteryThe Leonides are one big happy family living in a sprawling, ramshackle mansion.
In Agatha Christie’s most twisted tale, the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a wealthy patriarch is investigated by spy-turned-private-detective Charles Hayward (Max Irons), who is lured by his former lover to catch her grandfather's murderer before Scotland Yard exposes dark family secrets. On the sprawling estate, amidst a poisonous atmosphere of bitterness, resentment and jealousy in a truly crooked house, Hayward encounters three generations of the dynasty, including a theater actress (Gillian Anderson), the old man's widow 50 years his junior (Christina Hendricks), and the family matriarch Lady Edith de Haviland (Glenn Close).
[Read by Hugh Fraser]Here are two standalone novels from the queen of mystery, Agatha Christie. From the sprawling Leonide family to dark moors, no one can spin a mystery quite like she can.Crooked House -- The Leonides are one big happy family living in a sprawling, ramshackle mansion -- that is, until the head of the household, Aristide, is murdered with a fatal barbiturate injection.