Gracepoint Role Recast As Sarah-Jane Potts Signs On

UK actress Sarah-Jane Potts has joined the cast of Gracepoint as attractive and flirty hotelier Gemma. The Bradford born star of Waterloo Road has replaced Georgina Rylance who left the production earlier this week.

Sarah-Jane has also been seen in Casualty, Holby City and Sugar Rush as well as the feature film Kinky Boots.

Gracepoint, adapted from the award-winning ITV drama Broadchurch, stars David Tennant as Detective Emmett Carver, a character based on his own original role of DI Alec Hardy. The ensemble cast also includes Anna Gunn, Nick Nolte and Kevin Zegers. The ten-part event series is being produced by Fox TV for the 2014-15 season.

Confirmed cast and crew

David Tennant - Emmett Carver
Anna Gunn - Ellie Miller
Michael Peña - Mark Solano
Virginia Kull - Beth Solano
Jacki Weaver - Susan Wright
Kevin Rankin - Paul Coates
Kevin Zegers - Owen Burke
Josh Hamilton - Joe Miller
Jack Irvine - Tom Miller
Nick Nolte – Jack Reinhold
Jessica Lucas – Renee Clemons
Madalyn Horcher – Chloe Solano
Kendrick Sampson – Dean Iverson
Stephen Louis Grush – Vince Novik
Sarah-Jane Potts - Gemma
Darcy Laurie - Hugo Garcia
Adam Greydon Reid – Raymond Connelly
Patrick Gilmore – Pete Lawson

Executive Producers: Chris Chibnall, Jane Featherstone, Dan Futterman, Anya Epstein, Carolyn Bernstein, John Goldwyn

Writers: Chris Chibnall
Directors: James Strong