Broadchurch Picked Up By Further Global TV Stations - Russia, France, Norway, Latin America, Germany and Sweden To Get Drama

A further six international broadcasters have picked up the first series of Broadchurch.
Channel One (Russia), France 2, NRK (Norway), OnDirecTV (Latin America), ProSiebenSat.1 Media (Germany) and TV4 (Sweden) have all taken up the drama from distributor Shine International.
The 8 part drama, produced by Shine Group’s Kudos Film & Television, tells the story of how a small seaside town and it's community cope with the murder of an 11 year old boy and how they deal with the police investigation and press intrusion that follows.
So far Broadchurch been sold to 32 territories worldwide, including ABC in Australia and BBC America, where the series premieres tonight at 10pm / 9c.
It has also secured it's own US remake, to be produced by Shine America for US network Fox.
Creator and writer Chris Chibnall will be executive producer for the adaptation and will write the first episode for the series, which will be set in a seaside town in the USA and is expected to air in 2014/15.
A second series of the UK version, which stars David Tennant and Olivia Coleman is also in the works, though work on it is top secret and casting has not been confirmed.

Source: C21 Media