Netflix has a new series coming out called Beckett. It is based on the novel by Agatha Christie and follows detective Hercule Poirot as he solves one of his most challenging cases. What do we know about this show so far? Read more to find out!
The release date of Beckett:
After premiering at the Locarno Film Festival on 4th August, Beckett will arrive on Netflix on Friday 13th August 2021.
The cast of Beckett:
- Daphne Alexander as The Ghost
- Panos Koronis as Before Midnight
- Yorgos Pirpassopoulos as Chevalier
- Olga Spyrak
- Lena Kitsopoulou
The trailer of Beckett:
Check out a trailer for the film below, which offers a first look at the difficult situation Beckett finds himself in.
The plot of Beckett:
While vacationing in Greece, Beckett (John David Washington), an American tourist, becomes the target of a manhunt after a devastating accident.
Forced to run for his life and desperate to get across the country to the American embassy to clear his name, tensions escalate as the authorities close in, political unrest mounts, and Beckett falls even deeper into a dangerous web of conspiracy.
He said that the inspiration for the film comes from a “Frankenstein of ingredients” from a huge range of books and movies, many of which are set in a “political theatre.”
“Stealing from these ingredients and trying to find something that’s more, I would say, relatable – I wanted to see what if we take these ingredients but place an ordinary man who is not a spy and who is not equipped to deal with the situations that these chaotically thrown ingredients create,” he said.