Featurette for BBC America's New Series COPPER Introduces "Smart Cookie" Elizabeth Haverford
Published: August 13, 2012 - 6:43pm
From Academy Award winner Barry Levinson and Emmy Award winner Tom Fontana, Copper is a gripping crime drama series, set in 1864 New York City, filled with intrigue, corruption, mystery and murder. The World Premiere of Copper is scheduled for Sunday, August 19th, at 10/9c
Kevin Corcoran (Tom Weston-Jones), an Irish-American former boxer turned cop, returns from the Civil War to find his wife missing and his daughter dead. Corcoran seeks justice for the powerless in the notorious immigrant neighborhood of Five Points. Bonded by battle to two Civil War compatriots – the wayward son of a wealthy industrialist and an African-American physician who secretly assists the forensic investigations – Corcoran is thrust into the contrasting worlds of elegant and corrupt Fifth Avenue, and the emerging African-American community in Northern Manhattan. The three men share a secret from the battlefield that inextricably links their lives forever.
Sophisticated, spirited and intoxicatingly beautiful Elizabeth is a smart cookie, and she's going to make sure that what she wants to have happen, happens... and she will not stop until those things happen. Get to know the business-savvy and politically astute woman described by series star Tom Weston Jones (Detective Kevin Corcoran) as the complete polar opposite of [brothel madam] Eva (Franka Potente, The Bourne Supremacy, Run Lola Run). Find out how the London-born character came to New York City's Fifth Avenue, and why she feels so trapped there.