Broadchurch season 2 trailer

The UK series Broadchurch is at a strange nexus right now. The US remake of the first season, Gracepoint, is wrapping up tonight. David Tennant stars in that… just as he did in the UK original. Perfectly timed to that series conclusion is this first Broadchurch season 2 trailer, which shows that the second season takes place in the same town in which the events of season 1 went down, but there are still quite a few lingering problems and uncertainties. (Update: there are two trailers, in fact — one from the UK, and a US-specific one.)

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It isn’t often we see an actor who appeared in one incarnation of a film or TV series starring in a high-profile remake in another country. But David Tennant is doing exactly that for Broadchurch. He starred in the UK TV series as Detective Inspector Alec Hardy, who escapes a bit of professional scandal to work in the seaside town of Broadchurch, where he’s soon part of an investigation into the murder of an eleven year-old boy.

The series, which was a tremendous success in its first season in the UK, is being remade in the US for broadcast on Fox. Tennant will play the Americanized version of the same character, with an American accent being part of what sets this version of the character apart from the original. Read More »