After months of speculation ITV can has confirmed the cast for the new series of Broadchurch, which begins filming in Dorset shortly. In keeping with the first series, secrecy 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.
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