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  • 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 […]