First look: David Tennant in Around the World in 80 Days

The BBC has released the first image from its new adaptation of Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days starring David Tennant as Phileas Fogg.

Tennant will be joined by Ibrahim Koma as sidekick Passepartout and Leonie Benesch as Abigail Fix (a journalist who joins the voyage to chronicle the experience).

Set over eight episodes and written by Life on Mars’ Ashley Pharoah among others, Around the World in 80 Days is expected to debut in 2021.

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