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  • Alfre Woodard, Eamonn Walker in BBC America’s ‘Copper’

    Apr 11, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *Alfre Woodard has found herself a steady gig on BBC America’s crime drama “Copper,” which is currently prepping for the summer premiere of its second season. As previously reported, the show is set in the Five Points area of New York in 1865, the year slavery was abolished. In season 2, Woodward has a five-episode […]

  • A Black Physician in 1864 NY? Dr. Freeman Debuts in New Drama ‘Copper’

    Aug 17, 12 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments


    Looking for a nice change of pace on TV? Perhaps a break from the reality shows? Consider BBC America’s first original scripted series “Copper,” a drama from executive producers Tom Fontana (“Oz,” “Homicide: Life on the Street”) and Barry Levinson (“Diner,” “Donnie Brasco”), set in New York’s Five Points, Fifth Avenue and emerging African American […]

  • Tessa Thompson: From ‘For Colored Girls’ to BBC America

    Jan 4, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Tessa Thompson, who appeared in the film “For Colored Girls,” has landed a co-starring role in the drama “Copper,” BBC America’s first original scripted series. British actor Tom Weston-Jones (“MI5”) has landed the lead, and Franka Potente (“Run Lola Run,” “The Bourne Identity”) will also co-star in the series co-created by Tom Fontana and Will […]