‘Gracepoint’ first pic: David Tennant in ‘Broadchurch’ US remake

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The first photo of Doctor Who star David Tennant in the new American version of Broadchurch has appeared online.

Gracepoint began filming in British Columbia, Canada last month and stars Tennant as “a character similar to his role in the original”, but with an American accent.

> Listen to David Tennant’s American accent in 2009’s unaired pilot for Rex Is Not Your Lawyer.

The original series’ character of Ellie Miller will be played by Breaking Bad star Anna Gunn, while other cast members include Nick Nolte, Jacki Weaver, Michael Pena, Kevin Rankin, Virginia Kull and Kevin Zegers.

Gracepoint will air in the US later this year or early 2015. A UK broadcaster has not yet been announced.

> Buy the UK series on DVD on Amazon.

Broadchurch creator Chris Chibnall is executive producing the remake and is also writing the first episode.

> Read our interview with Chris Chibnall.

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