David Tennant is to play the lead role in a new US adaptation of his hit UK drama series Broadchurch.
will play Emmett Carver in the FOX series Gracepoint. The character is based on his Broadcurch character, DI Alec Hardy.This time round, however, his
character will be American.
Chris Chibnall, the creator of the award winning UK series, is writing the first episode
of the ten-part drama and will be executive producing. Dan Futterman and Anya Epstein are also on board as executive
producers and showrunners. The show will also be executive produced by Shine America's
Carolyn Bernstein and Jane Featherstone from drama producer Kudos.
Gracepoint will air on FOX, Fall 2014 on Thursday nights at 9pm/8c
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