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David Tennant to star in US version of Broadchurch

Broadchurch

Story by Jack Foley

DAVID Tennant is to star in the US version of Broadchurch.

The Scottish actor will portray an American detective who is the lead investigator on a murder investigation that puts a town under scrutiny.

Tennant was previously in the UK version, which has recently been airing on US TV.

Broadchurch was ordered to series by Fox this summer, and is an adaptation of the hugely popular UK crime drama that bowed on ITV earlier this year.

Dan Futterman and Anya Epstein will serve as executive producers and showrunners for the US version of the show.

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