Season 2, Episode 02 – “Man on a Rope”
Roxanna’s rise at DeGraaf’s put her at odds with her father; Graham’s reentry into the auction world takes a detour into boxing; Brukner flouts convention in his courtship of a curator; Davenport turns to Graham after his latest setback.
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.