With filming nearly done for the 10 part US version of Broadchurch, titled Gracepoint near in completion, FOX have released two promo pictures of stars David Tennant and Anna Gunn.
David Tennant playing a similar role to the one he did in the UK version, only this time his character is being called Emmett Carver while Breaking Bad's Anna Gunn will be taking on the role of Ellie Miller as previously played by Olivia Colman in the UK version and the series will again look into the murder of a young boy, this time named Danny Lassiter with the setting being in a Californian town this time around.
With Broadchurch creator Chris Chibnall writing the pilot episode and UK director James Hawes helming, this version will inevitably have it's similarities to the original source material but at the same time, Chibnall has mentioned that Gracepoint will also deviate from the original show as well. I have to admit it actually took me a while to get into Broadchurch and when I finally did, I got the fuss behind it. I'm still not entirely sure if Tennant is really needed for the US remake but I'll definitely give the series a go when it does air. As for a UK broadcaster, it might be nice to see ITV actually air it but I wouldn't be surprised if a digital channel ends up with it instead.
Gracepoint Pictures: http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/ustv/s218/broadchurch/news/a566829/gracepoint-david-tennant-in-new-pictures-from-broadchurch-us-remake.html#~oCUULja2OnpqNG
Gracepoint will premiere in the autumn on FOX.