FIRST LOOK: “Spooks” star Tom Weston-Jones In BBC America’s New Drama “Copper”

The First Photo of BBC America’s new drama Copper starring Spooks star Tom-Weston Jones has been released along with a US premiere date.

Copper, is a crime drama set in 1860s New York, starring Tom Weston-Jones as the lead character; a rugged Irish-American cop working the city’s notorious Five Points neighbourhood.

The drama is from Emmy-winner Tom Fontana, Academy Award-nominee Will Rokos (Monster’s Ball), Academy Award-winner Barry Levinson (Homicide), Glen Salzman (Cineflix Studios president) and Christina Wayne (a former AMC executive for Mad Men).

EW reports, BBC America and Cineflix Studios, will premiere “Copper” August 19 at 9pm.

Picture shows: Tom Weston-Jones (on the right) and his detective partner played by Kevin Ryan (left).