Showtime’s “City on a Hill” Casting Call for Kid Actors

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

Grant Wilfley Casting is now casting kid actors for the new Showtime series “City on a Hill”. Casting directors are seeking the following types:

  • – African American boy 5-6 year old to portray boy sticking his tongue out, tentative shoot date 5/9 in Yonkers.
  • -African American girl 7-9 year to portray girl old in car, tentative shoot date 5/9 in Yonkers.
  • -Caucasian kid 4-6 year old to portray child of principal, tentative shoot date 5/10 in Yonkers.
  • -Caucasian kid 7-9 year old to portray child of principal, tentative shoot date 5/10 in Yonkers.

About City on a Hill:


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.”

Showtime’s City on a Hill Casting Call

How to apply:

GWC is seeking SAG-AFTRA & NON-UNION kids for Various featured background roles for the Showtime series CITY ON A HILL. See roles and tentative shoot dates below:

– African American boy 5-6 year old to portray boy sticking his tongue out, tentative shoot date 5/9 in Yonkers.

-African American girl 7-9 year to portray girl old in car, tentative shoot date 5/9 in Yonkers.

-Caucasian kid 4-6 year old to portray child of principal, tentative shoot date 5/10 in Yonkers.

-Caucasian kid 7-9 year old to portray child of principal, tentative shoot date 5/10 in Yonkers.

Fittings are held TBD in Brooklyn (some time before the work date)

Pays
SAG-AFTRA: SAG Background rate
Non-Union: rate $165/8hrs

Please note:
-Everyone must have valid, unexpired, unrestricted US-issued ID
-Child must have valid NY child performer work permit and trust account

Please email [email protected] with:
-Child’s Full name
-Child’s age and date of birth
-Child’s Union Status
-does your child have a valid NY child performer work permit? If so, what is the expiration date?
-Phone number
– Full availability on 5/9 or 5/10 (depending what role submitting for)
-all of your child’s sizes: Men:Height, Weight, jacket, shirt size (S,M,L,XL), neck, sleeve, waist, inseam, and shoe sizes; Women: Height, Weight, shirt size (S,M,L,XL), bust, waist, hips, dress, and shoe.
-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
-what IDs can you provide for your child’s I9? (please note if you have a visa or restricted ID of any kind)

We will let you know if we are able to get you on.

Please write in the subject line of your email: “FB, [note what role submitting for] 5/9 or 5/10”

Related: How to Find Acting Auditions and Casting Calls
Please do not apply, if you are not local or if you do not fit the description.

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