After becoming an instant phenomenon in the UK, acclaimed new drama “Broadchurch” is set to make its debut stateside this summer — and we’ve got the first thrilling trailer to whet your appetite.

BBC America’s newest import stars David Tennant (“Doctor Who”) and Olivia Colman as two detectives investigating the shocking murder of a young boy and the impact it has on a quiet seaside town when everyone in the tight-knit, secretive community becomes a suspect. Will the community band together to help the detectives solve the appalling crime, or will secrets and lies derail the investigation?

“Broadchurch” also stars Jodie Whitaker and Andrew Buchan as the boy’s grieving parents Beth and Mark Latimer, Arthur Darvill (“Doctor Who”) as the town priest, Rev. Paul Coates, David Bradley as local shop owner Jack Marshall, Matthew Gravelle as Ellie’s (Colman) supportive husband Joe Miller, Jonathan Bailey as up-and-coming local reporter, Vicky McClure as eager reporter Karen White, and Pauline Quirke as mysterious loner Susan Wright.

Check out the first trailer for this dark new series below:

“Broadchurch” premieres at 10 p.m. ET Wednesday, August 7 on BBC America.

Posted by:Sydney Bucksbaum