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David Tennant’s Around The World In 80 Days To Return For Second Season

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It hasn’t even premiered yet, but the upcoming series adaptation of Jules Verne’s Around The World In 80 Days, starring David Tennant, will be returning for a second season. Producers Slim Film + Television and Federation Entertainment have confirmed the news to Deadline and also announced that they are working on another adaptation of a Verne classic,  Journey to the Centre of the Earth. Both series will be produced by Simon Crawford Collins for Slim Film + Television and Lionel Uzan for Federation, with Ashley Pharoah showrunning. The first season of  Around The World In 80 Days , also starring Ibrahim Koma and Leonie Benesch, is set to air on BBC One in the UK and Masterpiece PBS in the U.S. Further broadcasters include France Télévisions, ZDF, RAI (the European Alliance), and RTBF. The second season will again see Phileas Fogg , played by David, and his team take another perilous challenge to traverse the globe. Deals have not been completed yet but the primary cast is expected to

PHOTOS: More Photos Of David Tennant As Phileas Fogg Released

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A collection of new photos of David Tennant in his new adventure series Around The World In 80 Days have been released.  Around The World In 80 Days stars David Tennant as Phileas Fogg, a 19th Century gentleman and adventurer who, with his valet, Passepartout, played by rising French actor Ibrahim Koma, takes on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days following an outrageous bet. They are swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, played by The Crown’s Leonie Benesch, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary story. Other cast members include Ty Tennant, Jason Watkins, Peter Sullivan, Lindsay Duncan, Dolly Wells, Richard Wilson, Faical Elkihel, Anthony Flanagan, Gary Beadle and Giovanni Scifoni.   The eight-part adaptation of the classic adventure novel by Jules Verne will premiere in the USA on Masterpiece on PBS on Sunday 2nd January 2022 at 8/7c, with new episodes coming weekly. It will be available to stream in full on Germany's Z

David Tennant And Around The World In 80 Days Previewed By The UK TV Mags

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  The TV magazines have published their previews of Around The World In 80 Days as part of their look at the Christmas TV to look forward to in the UK. All magazines are out now in print and are available to download digitally from the AppStore. Get ready to join the adventure... Around The World In 80 Days, will premiere in the UK on BBC One over the Christmas holidays.  Around The World In 80 Days stars David Tennant as Phileas Fogg, a 19th Century gentleman and adventurer who, with his valet, Passepartout, played by rising French actor Ibrahim Koma, takes on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days following an outrageous bet. They are swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, played by The Crown’s Leonie Benesch, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary story. Other cast members include Ty Tennant, Jason Watkins, Peter Sullivan, Lindsay Duncan, Dolly Wells, Richard Wilson, Faical Elkihel, Anthony Flanagan, Gary Beadle and Giovanni Sc

NEW INTERVIEW: Meet Phileas Fogg - David Tennant Talks About His Around The World In 80 Days Character

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David Tennant has been chatting about his Around The World In 80 Days character, Phileas Fogg, a 19th Century gentleman and adventurer who, with his valet, Passepartout takes on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days following an outrageous bet. They are swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary story.  Based on the classic Jules Verne novel published in 1872, Life on Mars co-creator Ashley Pharoah and Child of Mine's Caleb Ranson are bringing a new version to screens over the Christmas holiday with Ibrahim Koma and Leonie Benesch co-starring as Passepartout and Abigail Fix. David spoke at a press Q&A recently about the character that has previously been played by David Niven, Steve Coogan and Pierce Brosnan.. "There's a sense that he's wasted himself, that he has just been in stasis for years, and it's very easy for him to keep going to that [Reform] Club every day and

NEW INTERVIEW: 7 Questions With David Tennant And Ibrahim Koma “It’s quite hard to convince a camel that you’re right and it’s wrong.”

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Around The World In 80 Days stars David Tennant and Ibrahim Koma have answered 7 questions about the upcoming adventure series. Check out what they had to say about the show which will be coming to BBC One over Christmas below:  1. What was it about Ashley Pharoah’s scripts and this version of the story that made you want to get on board? David: I think with any script, you approach it with as open a view as you can. Episode one was very exciting to read, and I read it quickly and wanted to know what happened next. Those are all the things you’re looking out for when you’re hoping that something’s going to be exciting and a possible new project. The first episode, which was all I read initially, rattles along and is a real mission statement for what the series is going to be. It’s very exciting. The characters are very much Ashley’s version of those characters; they’re quite different in many ways to Jules Verne’s original version. What Ashley has done is create a trio who are an addit

VIDEO: New Trailer Released For Around The World In 80 Days

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A new trailer has been released for David Tennant's epic new adventure series, Around The World In 80 Days, which will premiere in the UK on BBC One over the Christmas holidays. Watch it below: Around The World In 80 Days stars David Tennant as Phileas Fogg, a 19th Century gentleman and adventurer who, with his valet, Passepartout, played by rising French actor Ibrahim Koma, takes on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days following an outrageous bet. They are swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, played by The Crown’s Leonie Benesch, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary story. Other cast members include Ty Tennant, Jason Watkins, Peter Sullivan, Lindsay Duncan, Dolly Wells, Richard Wilson, Faical Elkihel, Anthony Flanagan, Gary Beadle and Giovanni Scifoni.   The series is adapted by writers including Ashley Pharoah and Caleb Ranson and is a Slim Film + Television and Federation co-production with additional co-production

David Tennant Wins International Emmy Award For Best Performance By An Actor

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Congratulations to David Tennant who has won the International Emmy for Best Performance By An Actor for his role in Des. Watch his acceptance speech below: In Des David Tennant appears as Dennis Nilsen, who murdered over fifteen young men and boys in London over a period of five years. Co-starring Daniel Mays and Jason Watkins, Des focuses on Nilsen's capture and subsequent trial, one of the most infamous criminal cases in UK history. The three-part series is based on the book Killing For Company by Brian Masters and premiered on ITV and STV. Known as the ‘kindly killer’, Nilsen was a local civil servant who murdered vulnerable and often homeless males he met on the streets of Soho from 1978 to 1983. He would befriend these men before offering them food or lodgings for the evening back at his North London flat, before strangling or drowning them. Nilsen would then keep the bodies for company, dismembering and disposing of them only when they started to decompose. When he was fina

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