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'Copper' Season 2 premiere recap: Donal Logue debuts and Maguire's fate revealed

Big changes are in the air in the Season 2 premiere of BBC America's "Copper." It's 1865 and Lincoln's assassination is just around the corner, but the biggest development in Five Points is the return of General Brendan Donovan (Donal Logue), who heads home from the battlefield to restore order in New York's Sixth Ward.Series co-creator Tom Fontana has described Donovan as a "Boss Tweed like character," but he remains primarily an intriguing mystery in the season premiere. Still, the arrival of Logue -- who has been building up a steady resume of serialized cable dramas including "Terriers," "Vikings" and "Sons of Anarchy" -- is easily one of the Season 2 bright spots so far.The premiere spends a lot of time on psycho criminal Buzzie Burke (guest star Noah Danby), who carves his initials into Eva (Franka Potente) before she bites off a chunk of his ear. Corky (Tom Weston-Jones) tracks Burke down and the... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/06/copper-season-2-premiere-recap-donal-logue-debuts-and-maguires-fate-revealed.html

Copper Season 2 Review “Home, Sweet Home”

The lawmen of Five Points returned to BBC America on last night’s season two premiere of Copper. Detective Corcoran and his crew have a new boss, Brendan Donovan (Donal Logue), and a new serial killer on the loose. The crime wave definitely took a back seat to all the personal drama that’s brewing. Elizabeth Haverford is worried about her pro-Confederacy support being revealed. Matthew and his wife are trudging through a bog of marital discontent that includes the loss of their child. Corcoran’s wife, Ellen, is struggling with the guilt of having cheated on her husband and his unhappiness with their marriage. Annie continues to vie for Corcoran’s attention, while Eva seems resigned to its loss. No heart is more broken than Corcoran’s, though. He’s processing the betrayal by his wife and his friend Detective Francis Maguire by injecting himself with opiates. If not for the cheerful fiddle music perpetually playing in the background, this would be one depressing show. READ MORE...