In a statement released this morning, BBC America announced that production is underway on Cooper Season 2 - and that Donal Logue has joined the cast of this well-reviewed 1865-based drama.
A TV Fanatic favorite for his roles on Terriers and Sons of Anarchy, the actor will portray Brendan Donovan, a General just back from the Civil War battlefields and stationed in Five Points.
Look for the character to assert himself as one of the most powerful men in New York's political machine.
Copper stars Tom Weston-Jones as Detective Kevin Corcoran, an Irish-American cop who is after justice in mid-19th century Big Apple.
“Season two is driven by flawed and haunted characters living in explosive times,” says creator Tom Fontana. “Each of them is looking for renewal in the wake of last season’s revelations and violent upheaval. The ongoing storylines follow Detective Corcoran and company on their paths to redemption or ruin.”