Jennifer Garner will star in Disney’s updated revamp of the popular Agatha Christie mystery series surrounding amateur detective Miss Marple, Deadline reports. While Christie’s original character is described as an elderly spinster, the 21st century Marple is said to be in her 30s or 40s, which explains the casting of the 38-year-old former Alias star. Along with her acting duties, Garner will produce the project with her Vandalia Films partner Juliana Janes.

Garner, who has been featured in various ensembles of late, including last year's star-studded Valentine's Day, can next be seen alongside Russell Brand in the remake of Arthur. The high-profile role of Miss Marple will be the first time she's carried a film since portraying comic book heroine Elektra in 2005's film of the same name. Let's all hope this has better results. —EMILY EXTON

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