British thesp Tom Weston-Jones (MI5) will be playing the lead role in COPPER, BBC America’s first original scripted series. Tessa Thompson (For Colored Girls) and Franka Potente (Run Lola Run) will co-star as well. Thompson will be playing the role of Sara, a doctor’s wife whose brothers were lynched by a group of Irish during riots. Potente will be playing the role of Eva, a conning and cutthroat madame who runs a brothel and has a layered relationship with Weston-Jones.
Lee Majors will be guest starring on CSI: NY as a detective who worked a 1950s cold case that has resurfaced in the present day.
Christian Campbell (Big Love) has been cast in the role of Kate’s brother in the Lifetime made-for-tv movie, SWORN TO SILENCE. He will be acting alongside his sister, Neve Campbell who will direct and will also play the role of Kate.