The show is scheduled to premiere this year and is being executive produced by Matt Damon, Ben Affleck as well as Tom Fontana, Jennifer Todd, James Mangold, Barry Levinson and Michael Cuesta.
The show is set in the Boston area in the early 1990s and revolves around assistant district attorney Decourcy Ward. Ward forms an alliance with a corrupt FBI agent. The pair will ultimately take on a project with many repercussions, possibly changing the criminal justice system in the process. The setting in the fictional project is Boston, during a time of heightened crime and racism. While the story is fictional, the show will supposedly take a hard look at criminal justice, the systematic changes within the criminal justice system as well as the agencies that work hand in hand with them.
Deadline reports that Showtime ordered 12 episodes of City On A Hill for season 1. The series stars veteran actor Kevin Bacon and Underground’s Aldis Hodge.
City on a Hill is written by Chuck MacLean and according to Deadline comes from an idea pitched by Ben Affleck. based on an original idea by Affleck. “City on a Hill” has a premiere date in June of 2019.
Be sure to also check out all the other auditions and casting calls for New York City.
Interested in being an extra on “City on a Hill?” Here is the casting notice:
GWC is seeking SAG-AFTRA & NON-UNION to portray Males ages 30-79, Veterans who use wheelchairs in a VFW bar for background work on the Showtime series CITY ON A HILL.
Tentative Shoot Date: Monday April 15th in Yonkers, NY.
Fitting TBD in Brooklyn.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with:
-Confirm full availability Monday 4/15
-All sizes: Height, Weight, jacket, shirt size (S,M,L,XL), neck, sleeve, waist, inseam, and shoe sizes
-2-3 good quality selfies that clearly depict your current look and current hair length (no headshots please)
-confirm you are a Tri-State area local
-Do you have any visible tattoos?
-If needed, would you be comfortable receiving a haircut and being clean shaven?
-Confirm okay with atmospheric smoke
-what IDs can you provide for your I9? (please note if you have a visa or restricted ID of any kind)
-please note the type of wheelchair you use (include photo if you can)
We will let you know if we are able to get you on.
Please write in the subject line of your email: “FB VETERAN who uses wheelchair”
Check out Showtime’s trailer for City On A Hill:
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