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NYFA Alumnus Manuel Garcia-Rulfo Cast in Fox's Murder On the Orient Express

NYFA Alumnus Manuel Garcia-Rulfo Cast in Fox's "Murder On the Orient Express"

February 7, 2017 Coming off the Antoine Fuqua film "The Magnificent Seven," New York Film Academy Acting for Film alumnus Manuel Garcia-Rulfo has recenlty been cast as Marquez in Fox's "Murder On The Orient Express." The remake, based on Agatha Christie's classic novel, will be directed by Kenneth Branagh.

The story revolves around renowned Belgian detective Hercule Poirot (Branagh), who investigates the murder of a wealthy American traveling on the Orient Express, the most famous train in the world.

Garcia-Rulfo will join an all-star cast that includes Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley, Judi Dench, Penelope Cruz, Josh Gad and Leslie Odom Jr., as well as Branagh. Ridley Scott, Simon Kinberg, Mark Gordon and Branagh are producing, along with Michael Schaefer, Aditya Sood and Judy Hofflund.

Garcia-Rulfo recently completed shooting on “Soldado,” the film that will continue the Benicio del Toro film, "Sicario." He has also appeared in several other films, including “Cake,” which stars Jennifer Aniston, Anna Kendrick, and William H. Macy. His TV credits include “From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series,” “Alguien Más,” “Touch,” and others.

He is repped by WME and LBI Entertainment.

Please note: NYFA does not represent that these are typical or guaranteed career outcomes. The success of our graduates in any chosen professional pathway depends on multiple factors, and the achievements of NYFA alumni are the result of their hard work, perseverance, talent and circumstances.

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