Recently, there has been a resurgence in the “murder mystery” ensemble film genre. These movies are always filled with intrigue, stellar casts, stylish design, sharp writing, and many twists and turns.
Upcoming, there is another Agatha Christie “Poirot” film in development, two Knives Out sequels coming (including one set fir release in December, 2022), and a sequel to Murder Mystery (also set to release in 2022).
With these films coming out soon, the movies yet to be made, and the possibility of more, one cannot help but imagine the potential casts of diverse and talented actors. Let's look at 40 actors (in alphabetical order) who would be perfect for one of the next murder mystery films.
Whether Adams is the lead or supporting player, she always brings great depth to her roles — comedic, dramatic, or musical. In a mystery movie, she could play the likable heroine or subvert expectations and be the antagonist.