Today: June 22, 2024

Gracepoint

Gracepoint, the eagerly anticipated American adaptation of international phenomenon Broadchurch, has finally arrived in the UK. Starring the inimitable David Tennant as Detective Emmet Carver and Emmy Award winning Anna Gunn as Detective Ellie Miller, the enthralling Gracepoint will come to DVD on 8 June, courtesy of RLJ Entertainment’s Acorn Label, following its run on ITV Encore. Adapted and created by Chris Chibnall (Broadchurch), the 10-part slow-burning whodunit expands on the critically acclaimed ITV drama, threading new storylines through the fantastically gripping narrative.

When Danny, a young boy, is found dead on the idyllic beach of a small California seaside town it throws the community into turmoil. Detective Emmet Carver (Tennant ­ Broadchurch) is brought in to head up the homicide case, ruining Detective Ellie Miller¹s (Anna Gunn ­ Breaking Bad) chance of promotion.

As Danny¹s parents begin to grieve for their son, the whole community is under suspicion; from the father to the local priest, friends and acquaintances. The two detectives must learn to work together, drawing on
their strengths against the odds and within a town that wants to keep its secrets to itself.

A powerhouse supporting cast including Nick Nolte (Cape Fear), Michael Peña (End of Watch), Virginia Kull (Boardwalk Empire) and Kevin Rankin (Breaking Bad) contributes to a drama that draws on and echoes the TV phenomenon Broadchurch, but the path of which leads to an altogether different and
devastating conclusion.

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