Ben Affleck’s New Showtime Series ‘City on a Hill’ is Now Hiring Actors

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Showtime‘s new series by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon City on a Hill is now casting actors to work as extras in New York City.

Grant Wilfley Casting is now casting actors ages 18 and older, all ethncities, to play Boston types on the Showtime series “City on a Hill”. Casting directros are looking for New York actors to work on scenes filming between February 6th through June 13th in Manhattan, New York City. Talents will be compensated $165/10.

About City on a Hill:

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Ben Affleck, Ezra Miller, Gal Gadot, Ray Fisher, Jason Momoa and Chris Hardwick speaking at the 2017 San Diego Comic Con International, for “Justice League”, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. (Image credit: Gage Skidmore via Flickr/Creative Commons)

The new Showtime series City on a Hill is executive produced by Tom Fontana, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Jennifer Todd, James Mangold, Barry Levinson, and Michael Cuesta.

According to Deadline, the series is written by Chuck MacLean (Boston Strangler) and is based on an original idea by Ben Affleck. City on a Hill is set in the early 1990s Boston when “the city was rife with violent criminals emboldened by local law enforcement agencies in which corruption and racism was the norm, until it suddenly all changed.”

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How to apply:

GWC is seeking NON-UNION actors ages 18-99, all ethnicity, to portray Boston types on the Showtime series CITY ON A HILL.

Tentative Shoot Dates: TBD sometime between 2/6-6/13 filming in Manhattan. Interior and exterior work.

Fitting TBD sometime before the work date in Brooklyn.

Non-union bg rate: $165/10hrs

Please note:
-Everyone should be local to NY area
-Everyone must be over 18
-Everyone must have valid, unexpired, unrestricted US-issued ID
-Everyone should have early 90’s hair, nothing modern

Please email [email protected] with:
-Full name
-Union Status
-Phone number
-all of your sizes: Men:Height, Weight, jacket, neck, sleeve, waist, inseam, and shoe sizes; Women: Height, Weight, bust, waist, hips, dress, and shoe.
-2-3 good quality selfies that clearly depict your current look and current hair length (no headshots please)
-Men, if needed, would you be comfortable being clean shaven?
-Men, if needed, would you be comfortable receiving a hair cut?
-confirm no visible tattoos
-confirm ok with atmospheric smoke
-confirm you are a Tri-State area local
-what IDs can you provide for your I9? (please note if you have a visa or restricted ID of any kind)

Please write in the subject line: “FACEBOOK, Boston type submission”

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Please do not apply, if you are not local or if you do not fit the description.

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