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Broadchurch star David Tennant couldn’t turn down Gracepoint role, but will his character be killed off?

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David Tennant was of course the obvious choice for the casting directors of the US remake of Broadchurch, which is entitled Gracepoint, having already played the same role in the UK.

British fans were hooked on the six part drama, Broadchurch, which saw Tennant playing the lead role of DI Alec Hardy, the inspector heading the investigation into the shocking murder of an 11 year old boy in the sleepy seaside town…
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David Tennant explains differences between Gracepoint & Broadchurch characters

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Former Doctor Who star David Tennant, has spoken out about the differences between his character in Broadchurch, and his counterpart character in the US remake, Gracepoint.

When it was announced that the US wanted to make their own version of the hit Chris Chibnall penned drama, Broadchurch, we all scratched our heads about how this would work.

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Broadchurch US remake Gracepoint coming to UK & Mr Selfridge to end after series 4?

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The US remake of the Chris Chibnall blockbuster drama Broadchurch is heading over to the UK, The Daily Star newspaper reports!

US network giants FOX picked up the rights to remake Broadchurch, along with its writer and main star David Tennant, and put together Gracepoint which, apart from a few accent related issues, has been the buzz of excitement over the pond.
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The Vampire Diaries’ Kendrick Sampson defends David Tennant’s Gracepoint performance!

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Whilst you may be expecting Gracepoint to be an exact replica of Broadchurch, one of its stars, Kendrick Sampson has revealed that this will not be the case.

Broadchurch took our nation by complete surprise as, for weeks, we were glued to the murder mystery of a young boy from a sleepy seaside town, with viewers speculating over and over again about who the killer might be.

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Broadchurch’s David Tennant blasted for accent in US remake Gracepoint BUT….

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As we have previously reported Broadchurch star David Tennant had been having a few issues trying to adapt an American accent for US drama Gracepoint, but it seems his efforts were in vain as he has been blasted for it by critics.

Gracepoint is the US remake of the hit ITV murder mystery Broadchurch, which starred David Tennant as DI Alec Hardy, who was sent to a sleepy seaside town rocked by the murder of a young local boy.
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Broadchurch beats Downton Abbey & Mr Selfridge to most memorable drama moment!

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Broadchurch has topped yet another poll and it’s season one finale was chosen as the most memorable ITV drama moment, according to a survey conducted by YouGov on behalf of ITV to celebrate the launch of new channel, ITV Encore.

The survey asked more than 2,000 viewers to choose a top three, from a selection of memorable moments, from recent ITV dramas. A total of 25% of respondents picked the moment the murderer in Broadchurch was revealed, as their top ITV drama moment.

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Broadchurch cast and crew will be FIRED if they spill series two storyline secrets?!

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Following the popularity of the first series of ITV police drama Broadchurch, it’s no wonder that the powers that be behind the scenes of the show are reportedly insisting that all of those involved in the production of its second series keep all the details of the plotlines to themselves.

But we have to admit that the punishment awaiting any of those who do leak behind-the-scenes information is a tad harsh, given that it’s been claimed today that anyone responsible for revealing spoilers will be fired!
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David Tennant’s Gracepoint coming to ITV UK? Broadchurch twice?

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David Tennant will soon make his TV debut in Broadchurch remake Gracepoint in the US and there has been some talk of the show coming to the UK soon after its premiere.

The former Doctor Who star must really love the format and storyline, because it was announced this week that he’s signed up for a second series of the British original and the actor took part in his first script read through in London earlier today.

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Broadchurch series 2 filming! 1st PICS of David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Jodie Whittaker, Arthur Darvill

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Production has finally started on the second series of hit ITV drama Broadchurch and this morning the stars of the show met in central London for their first read through of the new scripts.

This week has been chock full of spoilers and announcements for fans and most of the cast for the series have already ben revealed by ITV officials.

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Broadchurch series 2: Marianne Jean-Baptiste, James D’Arcy, Eve Myles, Phoebe Waller-Bridge join cast

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Broadchurch is firing out the casting news this month and after confirming the return of David Tennant and Olivia Colman for the second series just last week, this morning we can reveal that actors Marianne Jean-Baptiste, James D’Arcy, Eve Myles and Phoebe Waller-Bridge will also be joining the lineup.

Marianne will join David and Olivia in one of the lead roles for the second series. She’s best known for her roles on Without A Trace, hit US medical drama Private Practice and The Murder of Stephen Lawrence. Filming for the new episodes of Broadchurch is beginning this month.

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BAFTAs 2014: 7.2 million watch Doctor Who, Broadchurch, Ant & Dec win big!

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Last night’s Arqiva British Academy Television Awards, the annual awards ceremony celebrating and rewarding the very best programmes and performances of the past year, achieved its highest peak since 2004 with a total of 7.2 million, up from 6.9 million in 2013. The show also won its time slot on share with 23.5%, discounting +1 audiences.

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2014 BAFTA Winners confirmed! Full list! Broadchurch, Ant & Dec, Olivia Colman, Breaking Bad win big

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The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced the winners of this evening’s Arqiva British Academy Television Awards, celebrating and rewarding the very best programmes and performances of the past year. The ceremony was hosted by Graham Norton at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London, where presenters included Aaron Paul, Davina McCall, Hugh Dancy, Jeremy Piven, Marvin Humes, Martin Freeman, Mel & Sue, Mo Farah, Naomi Campbell, Paul O’Grady, Ross Kemp, Sam Neill and Sheridan Smith.

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Broadchurch series 2: Charlotte Rampling joins David Tennant & Olivia Colman

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We confirmed yesterday that David Tennant, Arthur Darvill and Olivia Colman would be returning to Broadchurch for it’s second season and tonight we have even more casting news for fans.

ITV have confirmed that legendary actress Charlotte Rampling will join the team for the new episodes and that she’ll take on a major and leading role in new storylines.

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Broadchurch series 2 CONFIRMED: David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Arthur Darvill, Jodie Whittaker return!

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David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Arthur Darvill and Jodie Whittaker will all return for the second series of Broadchurch, ITV has FINALLY confirmed just minutes ago.

The crime drama was one of the biggest TV hits of 2013 and while ITV bosses revealed last year that the show would return for a second season, they did not make clear if the stars would be returning to reprise their run once more.

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ITV Encore to launch with Broadchurch, Mrs Biggs, Ice Cream Girls, Lucan

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ITV’s brand new channel ITV Encore is to launch next month and it’s been revealed this morning that the Olivia Colman and David Tennant led drama Broadchurch will serves as the centrepiece of the first week schedule.

READ: Broadchurch series 2 CONFIRMED: David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Arthur Darvill, Jodie Whittaker return!

The 8-part drama was a massive hit with viewers and critics alike last year and this will be the first time the series has been repeated in it’s entirety. The episodes will air in double bill slots across Monday to Thursday during the opening week of ITV Encore, which launches on 9th June on Sky Channel 123.

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