Charlotte Rampling lands lead role in Broadchurch series 2

‘Pivotal’ cast member joins Broadchurch

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Charlotte Rampling has been added to the cast of ITV, Kudos and Imaginary Friends drama series, Broadchurch series 2.

As a legendary acclaimed actress, Rampling is known for a vast amount of TV and film roles. Her most recent notable roles include playing Dr. Evelyn Vogel in serial killer drama Dexter, and BBC One drama Restless.

Playing a lead role in the series, Charlotte’ character is described as ‘pivotal’ to the plot. However, the details of her character and how she impacts on the drama and small community are being kept under wraps.

Broadchurch creator and executive producer Chris Chibnall is delighted Charlotte Rampling has taken the role.

“Charlotte Rampling! We’ve been keeping this secret for months, it’s been agony!” said Chris. “We have another big story to tell this year, and that meant finding exceptional actors for new roles. There’s none more exceptional than Charlotte: to be writing for her is a dream come true. As you can imagine, Charlotte’s character is an integral part of our new story — but that’s where we’re drawing a veil, for now…”

Director of Drama Steve November said: “We’re delighted Charlotte is joining the Broadchurch family, she’s the first of some exciting additions to the ensemble for the new series.”

David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Jodie Whittaker, Andrew Buchan and Arthur Darvill will all be reprising there roles in the ITV drama.

Broadchurch commences filming in the coming weeks.