David Tennant’s ‘Broadchurch’ US remake begins filming

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Tennant will play “a character similar to his role in the original” in Fox’s Gracepoint, but this time will use 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.

Filming is expected to take three months at various greater Victoria locations including Oak Bay, Sydney and Island View Beach will stand in for a fictional American town, named Gracepoint.

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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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