Kuwait banned the movie “Death on the Nile” because it stars Israeli actress Gal Gadot

Gal Gadot in a scene from "death on the nile"
Gal Gadot in a scene from “Death on the Nile”

Kuwait will ban a new film adaptation of the detective novel “Death on the Nile” from Christie Agatha because the cast of Hollywood stars includes the Israeli actress Gal Gadotauthorities said Sunday.

The story is one of the most famous works of the British authorNicknamed the “Queen of Crime.”

But moviegoers in Kuwait won’t be able to see it, he told the AFP the spokesperson for the Ministry of Information, Anouar Mouradconfirming press reports.

According to the Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Qabas, the decision was made following demands on social media that the film be banned.

An official quoted by the newspaper said that would not allow a film starring “a former soldier of the Zionist occupation army.”

the cast of "death on the nile"
The cast of “Death on the Nile”

Former Miss IsraelGadot made his mandatory two-year military service in the Israel Defense Forcesbefore beginning her acting career.

Kuwait strongly opposes normalization of ties with Israelunlike its Gulf neighbors the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, which have signed peace agreements with the Jewish state, and has long supported the Palestinian cause.

Social media users too. noted Gadot’s praise of the Israeli army and his criticism of the Palestinian Islamic terrorist group Hamas during the 2014 war in Gaza, which left 2,325 dead on both sides.

Gadot praised the Israeli army during the war and sent prayers to the Israeli soldiers “who are risking their lives protecting my country against the horrible acts carried out by Hamas.”

Gadot is best known for the lead role in the 2017 Hollywood blockbuster “Wonder Woman”which was banned in some Arab countries.

Gal Gador during his time in the Israel Defense Forces
Gal Gador during his time in the Israel Defense Forces
Gal Gadot in "Wonder Woman 1984" (Warner Bros)
Gal Gadot in “Wonder Woman 1984” (Warner Bros.)

With He has often been criticized in Arab countries for having served in the Israeli army. She was also previously criticized on social media after she was cast to play Cleopatra in the upcoming historical epic about the iconic Egyptian queen.

“Death on the Nile”directed by and co-starring Kenneth Branghwill be released this month in the United States.

the legendary detective Hercule Poirot returns once more to find out who the murderer is: this time the investigation will take place while he is on vacation in Egypt. Obsessive love affairs and emotional chaos turn all the passengers on a steamship sailing through the world into suspects. Nile; each one has a reason, each one has a secret. This adaptation of the novel Christie Agatha published in 1937 is also a sequel to Murder on the Orient Expresspremiered in 2017.

the poster of "death on the nile"
The poster for “Death on the Nile”

The cast of this film is made up of Kenneth Brangh who puts himself in the shoes of detective Hercule Poirot and also assumes the direction. In addition to Gal Gadot in the role of heiress Linnet Ridgeway-Doyle, will accompany Letitia Wright as Rosalie Otterbourne Armie Hammer as Simon Doyle Annette Benning like Euphemia, ali fazal as Andrew Katchadourian sophie okonedo as Salome Otterbourne Tom Bateman like Bouc, Emma Mckey as Jacqueline deBellefort, Rose Leslie as Louise Bourget Jennifer Saunders as Marie van Schuyler and Russell Brand as Dr. Bessner.

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Kuwait banned the movie “Death on the Nile” because it stars Israeli actress Gal Gadot