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Broadchurch Season 3 Confirmed, David Tennant and Olivia Colman to Return

Boredchurch no more.

Good news, fans of bleak crime drama! Broadcaster ITV confirmed earlier today immediately following Broadchurch’s Season 2 finale that the show and its stars will be returning for another season, set to air in early 2016.

A press release explains,

David Tennant and Olivia Colman will reprise their roles as Alec Hardy and Ellie Miller for the third series. Details of other cast members, and filming dates, will be confirmed at a later date.

ITV’s Director of Drama Steve November and Controller of Drama Victoria Fea have commissioned the new series which will be written by Chris Chibnall once again. The executive producer team will remain the same with Chris Chibnall alongside Jane Featherstone.

Steve November today said: “Chris Chibnall knows exactly how to keep viewers guessing and I’m delighted that he is going to take the story onto the next stage.”

Creator and writer Chris Chibnall said: “We’ve been overwhelmed that nine million people every week have continued to join us on the twists and turns of Broadchurch. This third chapter has been a glint in my eye for a long time and I’m thrilled to be writing these characters once again.”

(via Seriable)

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