New Featurette for BBC America's COPPER Introduces Corcoran's Posse: Detectives Maguire & O'Brien
Published: August 16, 2012 - 9:34pm
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.
Go behind the badge of BBC America's COPPER - and meet Detective Kevin Corcoran's "brothers in arms," Detectives Francis Maguire (Kevin Ryan, Tripping Tommy) and Andrew O'Brien (Dylan Taylor, Defying Gravity, Covert Affairs). Get to know these two colorful characters, part of Corcoran's posse, as they patrol the beat of Five Points together.