Gemma Arterton to star in 'Crooked House'
Published May 16 2011, 11:07 BST | By Zakia Uddin Gemma Arterton
has signed up to Neil LaBute's adaptation of the Agatha Christie murder mystery Crooked House
The actress will join Julie Andrews and Matthew Goode in the film, which is due to start shooting in the UK this summer.Crooked House
centres on the unsolved mystery of a patriarch's murder, the house of the title referring to the mansion shared by three generations of his family who all have a grudge to bear.
The detective will be the fiancé of the murdered millionaire's granddaughter, who is unable to marry him until he finds the killer.Gosford Park
writer Julian Fellowes has adapted the novel for the screen
Arterton has also committed to Neil Jordan's Byzantium
, in which she will play one half of a mother and daughter vampire duo
's Saoirse Ronan.