VIDEO: First Look At David Tennant In Action In Around The World In 80 Days Trailer

The first teaser trailer for David Tennant's epic new adventure series Around The World In 80 Days has been released. 

Adapted from the classic Jules Verne novel, the eight-part series 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 Jason Watkins, Peter Sullivan, Lindsay Duncan, Dolly Wells, Richard Wilson, Faical Elkihel, Anthony Flanagan, Gary Beadle and Giovanni Scifoni.  

Watch the trailer below:


The series is being adapted by writers including Ashley Pharoah and Caleb Ranson and is a Slim Film + Television and Federation co-production with additional co-production partners, Palladium Pictures in South Africa, and Daro Film, associate producer. It will air on the BBC in the UK, Masterpiece in the USA, France Télévisions, Germany’s ZDF and Italy’s RAI. Seven West Media are also backing the production and are broadcasting the drama in Australia. Around The World In 80 Days will premiere in late 2021.

Check out some stills from the series courtesy of RadioTimes.com below:






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