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.
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.
currently filming on Vancouver Island and is expected to air as part of the 2014/15 season.
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