Blu-ray, DVD Release: Copper: Season One

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Oct. 30, 2012
Price: DVD $49.98, Blu-ray $59.98
Studio: BBC America/Warner Home Video


CopperBBC America’s period crime TV show Copper has a good pedigree of executive producers behind it, including Academy Award-winner Barry Levinson (Sleepers) and series creators Tom Fontana (TV’s Borgia) and Will Rokos (Monster’s Ball), Emmy winner and Oscar nominee, respectively.

Set in post Civil War era, Copper stars Tom Weston-Jones(TV’s MI-5) as Detective Kevin Corcoran, an Irish immigrant cop in the notorious immigrant neighborhood Five Points. As he tries to get justice for the powerless, Corcoran gets thrust into the two very different worlds of elegant and corrupt Fifth Avenue and the emerging African-American community in Northern Manhattan.

Meanwhile, a secret from the battlefield bonds Corcoran with two Civil War compatriots: the wayward son of a wealthy industriality and an African-American doctor who secretly helps with forensic investigations.

Copper Blu-ray and DVD boxesBoth the two-disc Blu-ray and three-DVD sets offer downloadable and streamable episodes of the TV show via UltraViolet plus these special features:

  • audio commentary with actors Tom Weston-Jones, Franka Polente, Ato Essandoh, Kyle Schmid and Anastasia Griffith on select episodes
  • making-of documentary
  • deleted scenes
  • character video profiles
  • featurettes.

Check out the trailer/behind-the-scenes promo for the TV show:

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About S. Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.