"Detective, you have a remarkable tendency to always take things one step further than needed."
COPPER - World Premiere Sunday August 19th at 10/9c only on BBC AMERICA.
From the chaos of Five Points to the corruption of Fifth Avenue, it's hard to walk a straight line in a crooked town.
From Academy Award® Winner BARRY LEVINSON and Emmy Award® Winner Tom Fontana comes BBC America's all new original series, COPPER.
In 1864, he was New York's Finest. COPPER is a gripping crime series set in 1860s New York City, and centers on Kevin Corcoran (Tom Weston-Jones, MI-5), an intense, rugged Irish-immigrant cop working the city's notorious Five Points neighborhood. Corcoran is struggling to maintain his moral compass in a turbulent world while on an emotional and relentless quest to learn the truth about the disappearance of his wife and the death of his daughter.
Watch more COPPER videos on the Ultimate Series Playlist only on the BBC America YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDEC0A2F8D12F8F57&feature=plcp
COPPER also stars Franka Potente (The Bourne Supremacy, Run Lola Run), Kyle Schmid (Blood Ties, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants), Anastasia Griffith (Royal Pains, Damages), Ato Essandoh (Damages) and Kevin Ryan (Tripping Tommy).
COPPER is created by Fontana and Academy Award®-nominee Will Rokos (Monster's Ball, Southland)
Want more COPPER? Visit www.bbcamerica.com/copper.