BREAKING NEWS: ITV Confirm Broadchurch Return After Months of Rumour
10:29am 12th May 2014
(Updated 10:34am 12th May 2014)
After months of speculation and unconfirmed reports, ITV have announced Broadchurch is coming back to Dorset.
On a statement on their website this morning TV bosses said David Tennant and Olivia Colman will return for the second series.
"After months of speculation ITV, Kudos and Imaginary Friends have confirmed the returning cast for the new series of Broadchurch, which begins filming in Dorset shortly.
In keeping with the first series, secrecy and intrigue surrounds the story of the award winning drama written by creator and acclaimed screenwriter Chris Chibnall.
David Tennant will return as Alec Hardy, whilst Olivia Colman resumes her role as Ellie Miller, last seen having her life torn apart as husband Joe confessed to murdering local schoolboy Danny Latimer.
Jodie Whittaker and Andrew Buchan, who play Danny’s parents Beth and Mark Latimer, will also return to their roles, alongside Arthur Darvill as local vicar Paul Coates.”