Jennifer Garner has signed on to star as the title character in Disney's reboot of Agatha Christie's sleuthy Miss Marple detective franchise, which Disney is hoping will be a female version of Warner Bros.' Sherlock Holmes franchise.

Agatha Christie wrote a dozen mysteries featuring the Marple character.

Mark Frost will write the script.

Although no story details were given, this new Miss Marple will be set in present day with a contemporary take.

No production schedule was revealed for Miss Marple.