The series follows a blue collar young man, Graham Connor, played by Christian Cooke, who leverages his way into this exclusive world by exploiting connections to antiquities smuggling rings he was exposed to as a soldier in Iraq. Cary Elwes stars as Arthur Davenport, a shrewd and eccentric world-class collector of art and illegal antiquities who mentors Connor. Quaid plays charismatic real estate shark/collector Samuel Brukner. Kate Bosworth plays Roxanna Whitney, daughter of the CEO of one of the two warring auction houses—and a leading account executive.
Season 1, Episode 1 – “Heavy Lies the Head”
After auction house Parke-Mason sells a coveted art collection, rookie dealer Graham Connor finds himself the new golden boy. But a smuggler from Graham’s past threatens his hard-won success. Tensions mount when mogul Sam Brukner’s collection sparks fierce competition between rival auction houses.