USA: New Season Of Broadchurch To Premiere On BBC America In 2015

BBC America have today confirmed that they will air the second series of Broadchurch in 2015. The announcement was made at their Television Critics Association session today. The series is currently shooting in the UK's West Country and sees many of the original cast returning, including David Tennant, Olivia Colman and Arthur Darvill.

BBC America’s General Manager Perry Simon announced that the award winning drama would be renewed as part of the Dramaville strand.

The new season is once again written by Chris Chibnall and executive produced by Jane Featherstone of Kudos and Chris Chibnall for Imaginary Friends. Richard Stokes will produce and James Strong returns to direct episodes one and two.

David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Arthur Darvill, Andrew Buchan, Jodie Whittaker, Joe Sims and Jonathan Bailey are all returning along with exciting new cast additions Charlotte Rampling, Eve Myles, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, James D’Arcy and Phoebe Waller-Bridge. As before, the shoot is shrouded in secrecy with little known about the plot or the identities of the new characters. So far shooting has taken place in Clevedon in Somerset, West Bay in Dorset and Exeter in Devon and will continue until September. The series is expected to première on ITV in early 2015 before coming to BBC America.

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