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Actor Chris Cooper to star in Discovery series

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Oscar winner Chris Cooper is trying something new. We’re told Cooper, who lives in Kingston, will be starring in Discovery Channel’s first-ever, scripted miniseries, “Klondike,” based on Charlotte Gray’s novel “Gold Diggers: Striking It Rich in the Klondike.” Cooper, who won the Academy Award for his role in “Adaptation,” will play a priest, Father Judd, in “Klondike.”

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