Jennifer Garner set to play young Miss Marple

Updated: Mar 30, 2011, 15:10 PM IST

London: Actress Jennifer Garner will play Miss Marple in a new adaptation of Agatha Christie`s crime novels.

Garner will play a younger version of the elderly spinster sleuth in a Disney movie based on Christie`s famous book series, dailystar.co.uk reports.

Miss Marple is one of the most famous of Christie`s characters and has been portrayed numerous times on screen by Margaret Rutherford, Joan Hickson and Angela Lansbury in films.

Garner will produce the new movie with her Vandalia Films production company, according to Deadline.com.

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