Tennant, who was in Jessica Jones and Doctor Who, plays the character of Phileas Fogg. Referred to as the adventurer, the trailer begins by following Fogg as he is introduced to his fellow companion Abigail Fix, played by Leonie Benesch. Abigail accompanies Fogg on his journey, where audiences get hear him discuss his goal of travelling around the entire world in just 80 days. The trailer showcases some of the mishappenings as they venture off to different parts of the world, encountering a broad range of dangerous scenarios.
The TV show is adapted from the novel by Jules Verne of the same name. Centered around Phileas Fogg, the story unolds as Fogg places a £20,000 GBP wager against members of the Reform Club that he is able to circumnavigate the globe in just 80 days.
The eight-episode series is set to premiere on January 2, 2022. Check out the trailer above.
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