Anastasia Griffiths signs up for BBC America drama

BBC AmericaAnastasia Griffiths has signed up for a role on BBC America‘s first original drama.

The actress, who currently has a recurring role on ABC‘s fantasy dramas Once Upon A Time, has landed a role on BBC America’s Copper, reports Deadline. The 10-part drama is set in 19th century New York and revolves around an Irish police officer investigating crimes within the various immigrant communities within the city. Griffith’s will play the role of the lead character’s wife, a role which has yet to be cast. Production on the detective drama is scheduled to start in January; it is BBC America’s first original scripted commission and is part of the broadcaster’s plan to expand its output into original shows.